Man dies after being shot outside Glendale home

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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Glendale police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot outside his home Monday night.

The man, identified as 33-year-old Javier Peña, was shot near 53rd Avenue and Greenway Road.

Neighbors said they heard about three gunshots at approximately 8 p.m. They told police they saw two cars speeding away, but they were not able to get vehicle or suspect descriptions.

Neighbors and the man's wife called 911. The victim was transported to John C. Lincoln Hospital where he later died.

Police say they believe the victim and the suspect or suspects knew each other and the shooting was not a random act.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Glendale Police Department at 623-930-3000.