Man dies after fight leads to him being shot multiple times in west Phoenix, police say
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Phoenix police say a man is dead after he was shot in west Phoenix late Thursday night.
Officers were first called out to 66th Drive and Taylor Street, just north of Van Buren around 10:30 p.m. When they showed up, they learned that a man, later identified as 28-year-old Eduardo Uzueta had been shot multiple times about at a mile away at Sunridge Park near 62nd Avenue and Filmore Street. In an update later that morning, police said that Uzueta had been involved in a fight with several men.
Police say that Uzueta was taken to the hospital where he later died. Video from the scene showed a heavy police presence at both locations throughout the early morning hours.
Detectives are still working to gather more information to learn more about the suspects. They are asking anyone who has information to contact call Phoenix Police or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish speakers.
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