PHOENIX, Ariz. – A man is dead after being shot in a Phoenix neighborhood that has been the scene of several shootings being attributed to an unidentified serial killer. CBS affiliate KPHO reports that police say the shooting happened Wednesday night around 10 p.m. Police say the victim walked to a home in the Maryvale neighborhood, collapsed and died outside the home. That neighborhood has been the center of the serial shooter investigation, seven people were shot and killed there and two others injured since March and police say they believe those shootings were all carried out by the same person. That serial-killer has not been identified but police have released a composite sketch based of witness descriptions.
Wednesday’s shooting is not being tied to the string of serial-killings that has put residents on edge. Police say they don’t know where the man was shot or the identity of the attacker. KPHO says police told them they found shell casings. Police have not released the victim’s identity as of Thursday. We will update you as we learn more details about this case.