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MCSO investigating fatal shooting of man in Apache Junction

May 14, 2018

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials say they’re investigating a fatal shooting near Apache Junction and still searching for a suspect.

Deputies were called to a home about 1:30 a.m. Monday on reports that a man had been shot.

They found the gunshot victim on the property, which included a house, trailer home and several outbuildings.

The shooting scene is an unincorporated area of the county, about a mile west of the Apache Junction city limits.

Authorities say the man was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later.

His name hasn’t been released yet.

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