2 critical after drive-by shooting in south Phoenix - Tucson News Now

2 critical after drive-by shooting in south Phoenix

At least 15 rounds riddled this car near 16th Street and Southern Avenue during a drive-by shooting early Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News) At least 15 rounds riddled this car near 16th Street and Southern Avenue during a drive-by shooting early Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Two people were hospitalized in critical condition after an apparent drive-by shooting in south Phoenix early Wednesday morning.

At least 15 rounds were fired into a sedan with three people inside about 2:30 a.m. near 16th Street and Southern Avenue, a Phoenix police spokesman said.

The driver and a woman in the back were critically wounded. A woman who was in the front passenger seat called 911 and was running around the car when police arrived, the spokesman said.

Police closed 16th Street between Southern Avenue and Roeser Road.

No suspects were identified and no other information was available.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News as this story develops.

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