Teenager involved in fatal Phoenix taking pictures, police say

Michael Medina, 21, has been recognized as the person killed in a taking pictures Monday afternoon in Phoenix.

PHOENIX — A teenage boy is suspected of fatally taking pictures a person Monday afternoon in central Phoenix, police say.

Michael Medina, 21, sustained a fatal gunshot wound close to twenty fourth Drive and Thomas Road. The teenager suspected of taking pictures him additionally sustained a gunshot wound, Phoenix police mentioned.

Investigators mentioned Medina allegedly fired first on the teenager and the boy returned fireplace on the 21-year-old. The teenager was launched from custody as police proceed investigating the taking pictures. 

The teen’s accidents are thought of non-life-threatening, police added.

The case can be submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office for evaluate as soon as the investigation has been accomplished. 

If you could have any info, you’re requested to name Phoenix police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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