A woman and teenage boy hospitalized after shooting in south Phoenix

A woman and a teenage boy were hospitalized after a Friday shooting in south Phoenix.

Just before 5 pm the woman and teen were shot during a verbal altercation in an apartment complex near 9th Avenue and Southern Avenue, police said.

The woman was taken to a local hospital where she is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The teen was hospitalized for critical injuries.

“As responding officers arrived, they contacted the two victims along with several witnesses and were able to identify an adult male suspect involved in the shooting,” said Sgt. Brian Bower, a spokesperson for the Phoenix Police Department.

The investigation is ongoing. No suspects are outstanding at this time, Bower said.

This is still an active investigation and all updates will be sent out in a follow up media advisory once additional facts are known.

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