Homicide at Canyon Palms Apartments in Phoenix

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Police are investigating what led up to a deadly shooting between two men at an apartment complex in Phoenix on Thursday morning.

According to Phoenix police, officers responded to the Canyon Palms Apartments near Interstate 17 and Maryland Avenue around 11:30 a.m. for reports of a shooting. Officers spoke to a man who works at the complex and said he was being assaulted by another man. During the fight, police say the employee shot the man assaulting him. The man was taken to a local hospital and later died from his injuries.

The employee, who has not been named, stayed and is cooperating with investigators. Police say the investigation is ongoing.


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