Murder victim found dumped, police recover handgun

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PHOENIX - Police are investigating an apparent murder in Phoenix.

Officers responded to the area of 7th Avenue and Southern on Tuesday afternoon after receiving reports of a victim with a gunshot wound to the head in the area.

The victim may have been killed elsewhere and dumped in the area where he was found.

Police indicate they have recovered a handgun that was also found in the vicinity.

3TV has a crew on scene and will provide details as more information becomes available.