A 20-year-old man was shot and critically injured Saturday night at an apartment complex in the area of 29th Street and Roeser.
People living in the area called 911 to report shots fired around 7 p.m. Officers arrived to see a man had been shot in his torso.
He was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition.
Phoenix police said the victim had been walking in an alley, ahead of a friend, when the friend told them he heard a gunshot and saw the man go down. The friend heard another shot and then saw a suspect run away.
The suspect is described as a dark-skinned man, 5'9", 180 lbs, with shoulder length, braided hair with beads. He was last seen wearing a dark nylon coat with white fur and faded jeans.