Shooting at Motel 6 in Tempe hospitalizes 1

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Investigation into shooting ongoing

TEMPE -- Tempe Police are investigating a shooting in Tempe.

The incident happened along the 1600 block of North Scottsdale road in Tempe.

According to police, on Feb. 12th at 2:11pm the Tempe Police Department received a 911 call regarding several shots being fired near a Motel 6 in the area.

The initial investigation revealed that an adult male was entering a taxi cab on the north side of the business.

As the male was entering the cab, a light colored passenger car approached and fired several shots at the cab.

The car then fled the scene.

One victim was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the backside.

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