Police seek 2 suspects in Phoenix shooting

Police seek 2 suspects in Phoenix shooting

PHOENIX (AP) – Phoenix police are looking for two suspects in a shooting that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition.

Police say the victim was walking near Central Avenue and Baseline Road around 1 a.m. Thursday when two men in a black sedan drove up beside him. The suspects and the victim got into an argument and at least one of the men inside the car pulled out a gun.

Officers say the suspects shot the victim twice and drove away. The victim went to a nearby home and asked for help.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department.

Copyright 2015 The Associated Press.

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Eduardo Santiago joined the FOX 9 and ABC 5 news team in February, 2012. That’s the same year KECY launched its very first local newscast. He has been covering local news in Yuma and the Imperial Valley since his start as a KYMA photojournalist in 2006. During his decade in broadcasting, Eduardo has covered some of the biggest stories in the Desert Southwest – from President Bush’s visit to Yuma, Ariz. to the uncovering of drug tunnels that span the US-Mexico border. One of the most memorable stories Eduardo covered was the 2010 Easter Earthquake that rocked the Imperial Valley, Mexicali, and Yuma. Eduardo, along with his news team, won an award from the Associated Press for best coverage of an ongoing story following the quake. Before he made his move to TV, Eduardo was just a kid born in East Los Angeles, where he spent his early childhood. His parents moved him to Mexicali, B.C. Mexico, where he did most of his elementary school education. He finally landed in El Centro, where he graduated from Central Union High School in 2005. Eduardo is currently a student at Imperial Valley College. You can find Eduardo hanging out in the Imperial Valley and Yuma with his family on any given weekend. His off-screen passion is playing guitar and sports.

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