GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Glendale police are investigating a shooting that left a 17-year-old boy dead and another man injured late Thursday night. 

The incident occurred just after 9 p.m. near at a parking lot near 75th and Glendale avenues.

Det. A. Leyvas said a 17-year-old boy was found shot. He was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

According to Glendale police spokesman John Roth, another man was found with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the two people involved in the shooting had a verbal confrontation and shots were exchanged by both groups.

According to Roth, the two victims each belonged to an opposing group. 

The area is currently closed while police continue to investigate. 

 


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ObeyLaws

Yep, no reason to even raise the issue of gun violence in this country... It's just too difficult of a problem for small brain mammals to consider. But they can at least differentiate between Coleman Street and Glendale...

MyOwnMind

I bet his momma is screaming he was a nice boy and had a go fund me account.

PhxHeat

Boy at 17? Was at one time Before PC 21 was boy, 13 teen and gang was gang,

1stupidsailor

"Group".....you mean gang? Are we PCing gangs now?

Shredder

"Opposing groups" - wonderful euphemism.

Robs

Live by the gun, die on the run by the gun, son. [scared]

trsalemme

so how many murders is that in the past 2 weeks in goredale? do people even still live there?

Tacoburger

Anagram for ammeters?

Shredder

trsalemme, yes people still live there, so apparently there haven't been enough shootings yet. Give them time. Hate me all you want other posters. The crime stats and news stories speak for themselves.

trsalemme

At this rate, we may catch chicago

trsalemme

check that. "They" may catch chicago. Not gonna lump me in with that town

wikieup4life

Avenues!

JF Conlon

Group wars ? Very PC.

Tony

PC is a liar's dream and sucs. Tell it like it is.

azrider

another drug deal gone bad.

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