Father of 3 killed, another wounded in Maryvale shooting

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PHOENIX -- One man is dead and a second is in extremely critical condition after a late-night shooting in the Maryvale neighborhood of Phoenix.

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1 dead, 1 extremely critical after shooting - One man is dead and a second is in extremely critical condition after a late-night shooting in the Maryvale neighborhood of Phoenix.

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Detectives were still on the scene in area of 59th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard Thursday morning.

According to police, several suspects stormed the house at about 9 p.m. Wednesday and started shooting. One man, the fathr of three, was killed; a second, a 29-year-old, was badly wounded and rushed to the hospital. Both men were shot multiple times.

At this point, investigators have more questions than answers. The only description of the suspects they have is two Hispanic men between the ages of 30 and 40.

In addition, witnesses told police they saw the suspects leave the scene in a dark blue or dark green Chevy S10 pickup truck. A newer red Chevy Tahoe with 22-inch rims was also seen in the area.

A family member of the man who was killed told 3TV he believed the shooting might have been drug related.

Anybody with information about what happened Wednesday night should contact the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141. People can also call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO.

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