Teen boy shot, killed at central Phoenix gas station; teen girl in custody

Police say the man was shot and killed at a Chevron at 35th Avenue and Camelback Road.
Published: Feb. 6, 2023 at 9:45 PM MST|Updated: Feb. 7, 2023 at 2:17 PM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - A teen boy is dead after a shooting at a gas station in central Phoenix on Monday night. It happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Chevron at 35th Avenue and Camelback Road. It’s unclear what led up to the shooting, but investigators believed in some sort of confrontation when the shooting took place. The victim died at the scene. Detectives spent much of the evening and into the early morning hours gathering clues.

Police said a man and a teen girl were detained. The man was later released, but authorities confirmed Tuesday afternoon that the girl remained in juvenile detention. Arizona’s Family is working on gathering more information.

This is the third shooting at a Phoenix-area gas station in just over a week. On Jan. 28, a customer filling up his car at a Sinclair gas station at 12th Street and Highland shot and killed a man trying to rob him, police said. On Jan. 30, A teen boy was shot at the Circle K Shell gas station at 44th Street and Ray Road.

Editor’s Note; It was initially reported by police that a man died in the shooting. Police later corrected themselves, saying it was a teen boy.