5-year-old killed and two minors injured in Arizona drive-by shooting


A 5-year-old was killed and two other minors injured in a Friday night drive-by shooting in Tempe, Arizona, police said.

Officers with the Tempe Police Department responded to a shooting in the area of West Broadway Road and South 52nd Street at around 11:45 p.m.

Officers found that a suspect vehicle opened fire on a car containing one adult and six minors that was traveling eastbound on Broadway Road from¬†48th Street, according to police. The suspect vehicle “immediately fled the scene.”

Three injured minors from the victim vehicle were taken to a local hospital where the 5-year-old was pronounced dead.

No suspects are in custody and a motive is not known at this time.

“This is an ongoing investigation and there is nothing further to add at this time,” police said in a statement.¬†

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