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Teen boy shot dead on Phoenix street, cops search for killer

Police in Arizona are investigating after a 16-year-old boy was reportedly shot and killed on Sunday.

KNXV reported that Steven Baptisto-Mahle was found  shot near 31st Avenue and Rose Lane in Pheonix. The teen was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Authorities have not yet released additional details surrounding Sunday’s shooting. Detectives are reportedly in the process of identifying any suspects or persons of interest.

Anyone with information regarding Baptisto-Mahle’s shooting death is urged to call Phoenix police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-948-6377.

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