Police searching for Phoenix homicide suspectPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX -- Police are asking for the public’s help finding the person who fatally shot a man on Saturday afternoon.
According to authorities, officers responded to the area of 16th Street and Roosevelt just before 4:00 p.m. after receiving word of a shooting.
Police arrived to find that Alvin James Flowers, 23, had been shot. He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Witnesses told police that the suspect fled the scene in a white, four-door sedan.
Shortly after the shooting, a vehicle matching the description was located in the area of 16th Street and Oak.
A unit responding to the area was involved in a collision at 16th Street and McDowell. One officer suffered minor injuries.
It was eventually determined that the vehicle was not the one involved in the shooting.
Police say they are currently searching for a Hispanic male between the ages of 25 and 30. He’s around 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs between 170 and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt and black pants.
Anyone with any information can call the Phoenix Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.