PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – A man was shot and died about a month later after a shootout with an alleged armed robbery suspect in Phoenix. Police were called to the area of 67th Avenue and Van Buren Street at about 12:30 a.m. March 13.
According to police, the victim was in his car with a friend when a man approached them and demanded the victim’s property. Both were armed with handguns and exchanged gunfire, according to investigators. The victim, 23-year-old Patrick Pham suffered life-threatening injuries and died April 6th from his injuries.
It’s not clear if the suspect was hit; he was gone before officers got there. The victim’s friend was not hurt.
Police are still investigating the shooting and looking for any information. If you know anything, you can call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at either 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 1-800-343-TIPS (8477). Spanish speakers may call 480-TESTIGO (837-8446).