Persons of interest in 19th Ave shooting

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Phoenix police are looking for three people who may have information on a shooting over a cell phone that left one man dead. 

The shooting happened last Wednesday outside a McDonald's near 19th Avenue and Baseline Road.

[ORIGINAL STORY: PD: Man shot to death by suspect who took off with cell phone in south Phoenix]

Police say 34-year-old Eric Hernandez allowed a man he didn't know to use his cell phone. The man turned to run away with the phone and Hernandez chased him. That's when the man turned around and shot Hernandez.

[READ MORE: Phoenix-area mother grieves son murdered by man he tried to help]

Sgt. Tommy Thompson says three people may know more about what happened and police would like to identify and locate them to find out if they have any information.

They are described as two short black men in their early 20s and one short black woman in her early 20s. 

Thompson said they may be associated with a newer model, possibly silver or gray 4-door sedan. 

Anyone with information on who these people are is encouraged to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141 or to remain anonymous, call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or for Spanish speakers, call 480-TESTIGO.


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Just another McShootin' from a few victims of white oppression.


I bet you anything they go to either South Pointe High school or Cesar Chavez High



I bet you anything those kids either go to Cesar Chavez High school or South Point High School. I also bet you they catch that 77 bus going east or west bound. I hope you guys find them. They need to be put away . A life is gone and theirs is too. In just a matter of time. WHO RAISED YOU KIDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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"and one short black woman in her early 20s" She will sing to the popo, you can count on it. Unless one of her two homies kills her first, and the will.

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