Phoenix PD: Man shot during robbery dies; woman assaulted

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Police officers were investigating a homicide Friday after a man who was shot during a robbery died.

The perpetrators assaulted a second victim, a woman, with a handgun and took her belongings, Phoenix Police Sgt. Mercedes Fortune said.

She was treated for her injuries and is expected to be recover.

The man was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Officers were called to the Courtyard at Encanto apartment complex at around 2:20 a.m.

The complex is near 23rd Avenue and Thomas Road.

Police officers were interviewing witnesses and looking for shell casings to determine what exactly happened.

Multiple suspects fled in a dark-colored vehicle but no further description was given.  

People with any information are asked to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or Crime Stop at 602-262-6151.

The public can also call Silent Witness detectives toll-free at 1-800-343-TIPS (1-800-343-8477).

Your call will remain anonymous.

Another way to leave a message is to head to the website

[Google map: 2322 W. Thomas Rd.]

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