Police: Search for shooter underway after man shot in Phoenix

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Missouri Ave. closed while police investigate a shooting at 15th Ave. 30 Dec. 2017(Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News) Missouri Ave. closed while police investigate a shooting at 15th Ave. 30 Dec. 2017(Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)
Phoenix police officers on scene near 15th Ave. and missoouri Ave. 30 Dec. 2017 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News) Phoenix police officers on scene near 15th Ave. and missoouri Ave. 30 Dec. 2017 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)
Police are investigating a shooting near Missouri Ave. and 15th Ave. 30 Dec. 2017 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News) Police are investigating a shooting near Missouri Ave. and 15th Ave. 30 Dec. 2017 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Authorities in Phoenix say a man is in critical condition after being shot Saturday evening near Missouri and 19th Avenue.

Phoenix Police spokeswoman, Sgt. Mercedes Fortune, said their officers are still trying to locate the gunman who shot a man in his 30s near the Vue Apartments located at 1503 West Missouri Ave. 

Phoenix Fire Dept. spokesman, Capt. Rob McDade, said the man was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Fortune said the investigation is in its early stages. Missouri Ave. is closed from 15th Ave. to 17th Ave. for the police to do their work.

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