Police ID man shot to death outside Glendale apartments

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The shooting victim has been identified as LaTorrie Beckford (Source: Glendale Police Dept.) The shooting victim has been identified as LaTorrie Beckford (Source: Glendale Police Dept.)
A dead shooting victim was found near 55th Avenue and Glendale. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) A dead shooting victim was found near 55th Avenue and Glendale. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
An investigation is underway. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) An investigation is underway. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Glendale police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man near a Glendale apartment complex on Wednesday night.

It happened on 55th Avenue, just south of Bethany Home Road around 7 p.m.

Police said the man was found lying on the sidewalk between two buildings on the southeast corner of the complex.

He has been identified as 29-year-old LaTorrie Beckford.

Police say Beckford had been shot twice. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers have not released any suspect information.

If anyone knows anything about this shooting, please contact the Glendale Police Department at 623-930-3000 or Silent Witness 480-WITNESS.

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