Phoenix police ask for public's help to find homicide suspect

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Aaron Matthew Ford was killed near I-17 and Camelback Road By Jennifer Thomas Aaron Matthew Ford was killed near I-17 and Camelback Road By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Police Department is asking for the public's help to find a homicide suspect.

Police officers responded to a call of shots fired near Camelback Road and Interstate 17 just after midnight on Saturday.

Officers found the victim, identified as Aaron Matthew Ford, 21, lying just off to the side of the northbound access road on the Black Canyon Freeway. Ford reportedly lived in the area.

Sgt. Trent Crump said paramedics were called and pronounced Ford dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police that they heard arguing followed by gunshots and then heard a vehicle leave the scene.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141 or, to remain anonymous, call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.