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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Glendale police have identified a homicide victim and are asking for the public's help to solve the crime.
Sgt. Brent Coombs said officers responded to a shooting near 50th Lane and Butler Drive just before 9 a.m. Sunday and found a man lying in a driveway.
The officers attempted life-saving efforts, but Arsen M. Abayev, 34, died from his injuries.
Family members told 3TV's Carina Sonn that Abayev went outside to smoke a cigarette when he was shot.
No suspect information has been released.
Homicide investigators do not believe this was a random act and are asking for the community's assistance in solving the murder.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Glendale Police Department at 623-930-3000.