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A 18-year-old man is dead after he was shot walking home from getting snacks at a local gas station, according to the Phoenix Police Department. 

It happened on the corner of 27th Avenue and Butler Drive around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, police said. 

The teen reportedly was walking home with some food he got at a nearby gas station when he was shot. Police found him in a parking lot.  

“The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead,” a police statement said. “We are currently looking for suspects involved in the shooting.” 

Phoenix police are asking the public to call the department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS if they know anything about the shooting. 

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