Phoenix police on Sunday afternoon said a man in his 40s shot at a Phoenix convenience store earlier in the day had died from his injuries.
The shooting happened at a 7-Eleven convenience store near 27th Avenue and Indian School Road at about 1:45 a.m.
The victim and the shooter exchanged gunfire in the parking lot of the store, according to a Phoenix police spokesman. The shooter then fled on foot. The victim tried to leave the area in a car but crashed in a Shell gas station’s parking lot across the street.
The Phoenix Fire Department took the victim to a nearby hospital in “extremely critical” condition.
Police announced at around 4:15 p.m. that the man had died. His name wasn’t immediately released, pending family notification.
No additional information was immediately released. Officials said the investigation is ongoing.
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