- Associated Press - Friday, March 17, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on a Phoenix motel shooting (all times local):

6:15 a.m.

Phoenix police say a man has died after being shot in the head while in a motel room with other people.

Sgt. Mercedes Fortune says officers who were in the area because of an unrelated matter Friday morning heard shots fired and were directed to the motel room by a witness.

Fortune says another person was injured during the shooting but that his injuries aren’t life-threatening.

Fortune also says other people were in the room where the shooting occurred and that their inconsistent statements point to possible involvement in illegal activity.

Fortune says no additional information is immediately available as police continue their investigation.

The motel is on East Van Buren Street near North 24th Street.

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6:05 a.m

Phoenix police say a man is in extremely critical condition after being shot in the head while in a motel room.

Sgt. Mercedes Fortune says officers who were in the area because of an unrelated matter Friday morning heard shots fired and were directed to the motel room by a witness.

Fortune says another person was injured during the shooting but that his injuries aren’t life-threatening.

Fortune also says other people were in the room where the shooting occurred and that their inconsistent statements point to possible involvement in illegal activity.

Fortune says no additional information is immediately available as police continue their investigation.

The motel is on East Van Buren Street near North 24th Street.


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