Search for suspect continues after shooting in Scottsdale

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Scottsdale police continue to search for a suspect in a fatal shooting from earlier this week.

Around 2:30 a.m. Monday, Scottsdale police officers responded to a  reported shooting in the area of 7330 E. Stetson Drive. On arrival, police encountered two 23-year-old male victims who had suffered gunshot wounds. Both were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to a release, investigators have learned that the first victim and the suspect were known to each other and at some point became involved in an altercation. During the altercation, the suspect pulled a hand gun and shot the first victim. The second victim, who had no relationship with the first victim or suspect, was struck by a stray round.

Further information is very limited at this point in the investigation, police stated.

According to the release, the only suspect description available is a black male wearing a purple hoodie sweatshirt.

Anyone with information related to this case can call the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-5000 or Silent Witness at 480-948-6377 or www.silentwitness.org.

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