Man dead after crashing into fence, being shot in west Phoenix – Arizona's Family

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Phoenix police say a man is dead after apparently crashing into a fence in west Phoenix late Sunday night.
According to Sgt. Melissa Soliz, officers were called out to a shooting near 67th Avenue and Thomas Road around 11 p.m. When they arrived, they found that a man, who was later identified as 27-year-old Leonel Pineda-Valdez, had crashed into a fence behind a building in the area. Officers reported that the man was shot, and arriving crews pronounced Pineda-Valdez dead at the scene. Detectives say the shooting occurred behind a business at the northwest corner of the intersection. Details on what led up to the shooting are still under investigation.
Police say they’re actively looking for the suspect(s), but no other information has been released. Drivers are being asked to avoid 67th Avenue in both directions from Thomas to Earll Drive as the investigation takes place.
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