Phoenix police found a dead man just outside a landfill Monday morning when they responded to a shooting call in the area of Seventh Avenue and Interstate 17.
Phoenix Police Department detectives believe the man was killed overnight.
Police were called to the 7th Avenue and Magnolia Street area to a shooting Sunday morning just before 7 a.m. When they arrived a few minutes later, they found a man lying on the ground just outside the entrance to a dump.
The man died of what appeared to be a gunshot wound, according to Sgt. Philip Krynsky, spokesman for the Phoenix police.
No further details have been released.
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This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Phoenix Police: Man found dead near 7th Avenue and Interstate 17