Teen shot at Phoenix party; gunman sought

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A 17-year-old boy was shot at a party in west Phoenix. By Jennifer Thomas A 17-year-old boy was shot at a party in west Phoenix. By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- A teenager died after being shot at a party in west Phoenix and the gunman is still on the loose.

Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said about 50 people were at a home near 55th Avenue and Baseline Road when shots were fired shortly before 1 a.m. Friday.

A 17-year-old boy was struck. His friends took him to a hospital in central Phoenix where he died from his injuries.

No one else was injured.

Police have very little to go on at this point and are asking for the public's help to identify and locate the shooter.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the suspect is asked to call police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.