Phoenix PD searching for homicide suspect

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX -- Phoenix Police are searching for the person responsible for killing a 60-year-old man on Saturday afternoon.

Authorities responded to the area of 23rd Avenue and Southern just after 12:30 p.m. and found the victim lying on the sidewalk.

Police spoke with a witness who said she was inside her home when she heard a gunshot. The woman walked outside and heard another gunshot and some yelling.

The woman then saw the victim lying on the sidewalk and saw a black male running from the area.

Officers were unable to locate anyone after searching the area, and have only a vague description of the suspect.

Anyone with any information is being asked to call the Phoenix Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.