One dead, another injured in shooting after big party in Phoenix

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Published: Apr. 3, 2022 at 7:17 AM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - One man is dead and another was injured after a shooting at a large party in Phoenix early Saturday morning near 44th Street and Southern Avenue.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Vincent Cole says they received a call around 3:15 a.m. about possible shots fired in the area. When they arrived on the scene, officers found an empty house where a large party had just taken place. Investigators say they learned that there was a shooting between two men who ended up at separate hospitals. One of them was identified as 18-year-old Bryson Footracer. He later died. A second 18-year-old man had non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are still working to learn what led up to the shooting, and the investigation is ongoing. Police are asking anyone with information to call Phoenix Police or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.