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PHOENIX -- A Valley man is recovering after he was shot in the head while sleeping in his car.
It happened just before 11:30 p.m. Monday in an area near 19th Avenue and Bell Road not far from Turf Paradise Race Track.
Police said the 50-year-old man had been living in his car. He was asleep when he was hit in the back of the head by a bullet. His wound was not life-threatening, police said, and he is recovering in the hospital.
Detectives have very little information. All they know is that several shots were heard in the area about the same time the man was wounded.
Investigators have no suspect information at this time.
Anybody who knows anything about the incident should contact the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.