Police investigating double shooting at Phoenix convenience store

Phoenix cops have been referred to as to the scene shortly earlier than 5 p.m.

PHOENIX — Police are investigating after a convenience store clerk was shot and killed close to nineteenth Avenue and Bethany Home Road Wednesday night.

Phoenix police stated when officers arrived at the store, the shooting suspect had already left the scene.

Authorities stated witnesses instructed officers the suspect walked a brief distance away after which turned the gun on himself.

Police stated the worker was handled by emergency crews however was pronounced deceased on scene.

Investigators stated the suspect was transported to an area hospital, the place he died from his accidents.

Police say it’s nonetheless unclear what led to the shooting.

The sufferer shouldn’t be being recognized at this time.

Commuters are suggested to keep away from the world whereas police work to clear the scene.

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