PHOENIX — Authorities say a man has been found fatally shot in west Phoenix.

Phoenix police say the shooting was reported about 7:45 p.m. Saturday near 43rd Avenue and Indian School Road.

They say the victim has been identified as 35-year-old Salim Richards.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police that a vehicle was heard speeding away from the scene after shots were fired.

They say their investigation of the homicide case continues and they are searching for possible suspects.

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