77th Ave Indian School shooting

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in a Phoenix neighborhood late last night, police say.

According to Sgt. Maggie Cox with the Phoenix Police Department, 17-year-old Isaac Burford was found lying in the road in a neighborhood near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road just before 11 p.m. Tuesday.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Cox said detectives are still working to find a suspect and piece together the circumstances leading up to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to 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). (Click or tap phone number to call from this story on your mobile device.)

 

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