Man shot dead in north Phoenix home invasion as police seek assailant

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  • 2023-03-18 21:29:16Z
  • By AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Phoenix police.
Phoenix police.  

Authorities are seeking the person who shot and killed a man early Saturday morning during a break-in at a north Phoenix home.

Just after midnight, officers responded to a shooting at a home in the area of 18th Avenue and Ocotillo Road and found Daniel Perez Jr., 40, wounded by gunshots, according to police. Perez was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Detectives gathered information indicating a man forced entry into the home, demanded property and shot Perez before running off, police detailed. No other description on the suspect was given by police.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Phoenix Police or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377), or for Spanish, 480-TESTIGO (837-8446).

This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Man shot dead in north Phoenix home invasion, police seek assailant


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