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Police investigating overnight homicide shooting in Mesa

Apr 21, 2024, 9:46 AM | Updated: 7:02 pm

(Facebook Photo/Mesa Police Department, File)...

(Facebook Photo/Mesa Police Department, File)

(Facebook Photo/Mesa Police Department, File)

PHOENIX — Police are investigating an overnight incident in which they found a male individual unresponsive in Mesa, authorities confirmed.

The unresponsive man was identified as 23-year-old Gavin Wadzinski from Mesa.

Mesa police responded to a call around 1 a.m. early Sunday morning detailing a victim that was unresponsive in a neighborhood near Power and Thomas roads.

When police arrived, they discovered that Wadzinski had been shot. Medical personnel then pronounced him dead.

No other victims were found nearby, and police determined it was an isolated incident.

Wadzinski was a registered sex offender, and he was under lifetime probation from a 2022 offense, according to Mesa police.

No other information was made available.

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Police investigating overnight homicide shooting in Mesa