Phoenix police: Man shot during confrontation with others

Posted: Updated:
A 21-year-old man was shot near 91st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road. A 21-year-old man was shot near 91st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road.
PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say a 21-year-old man has died of gunshot wounds suffered from a confrontation involving several people.

Police said shots were fired Tuesday afternoon after the man and two other people went to a location near 91st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road to confront another person.

The man and his companions left the area while calling for assistance. They were met by responders and he was transported to a hospital, but he died of his injuries. His identity was not released.

Sgt. Jonathan Howard said police are interviewing people and investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.