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Detectives searching for a suspect in a north Phoenix shooting

Jan 21, 2024, 3:41 PM

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Detectives are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting on Thursday. (KTAR News File Photo)

(KTAR News File Photo)

PHOENIX — Detectives are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting that happened Thursday afternoon in north Phoenix, authorities said.

Around 3 p.m. on Thursday, Phoenix police arrived near Interstate 17 between Peoria Avenue and Cactus Road for a death investigation.

Fire personnel also responded, confirming the death of the victim, 53-year-old George Ramirez, on the scene. Medical examiners confirmed the cause of death to be a fatal gunshot wound.

Detectives took over the investigation, but the suspect is still outstanding.

Anyone with information on this case can call (480) WITNESS or (480) TESTIGO to remain anonymous.

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Detectives searching for a suspect in a north Phoenix shooting