Man killed in Phoenix drive-by shooting

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Police were investigating a drive-by shooting Friday night. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Police were investigating a drive-by shooting Friday night. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
It happened at around 9 p.m. near 55th and Turney avenues. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) It happened at around 9 p.m. near 55th and Turney avenues. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
No suspect or vehicle information was available. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) No suspect or vehicle information was available. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A man who was standing outside his home was killed in an apparent drive-by shooting in Phoenix Friday night.

Officers said they found Diego Verdugo-Sanchez, 21, suffering gunshot wounds in the area of 5500 W. Turney Ave. at around 9 p.m.

The victim was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, Phoenix Police Officer James Holmes said.

Holmes said police have little to go by. There were apparently no witnesses and no descriptions of the vehicle or suspects.

People who might be able to help police solve the crime are asked to call the Phoenix Police Violent Crimes Bureau at 602-262-6141. 

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