Suspect in custody after shooting leaves child injured in Phoenix neighborhood

The child was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 3:56 PM MST|Updated: Sep. 20, 2022 at 10:22 AM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A suspect is in custody after a shooting left a child hurt in Phoenix on Monday afternoon. Officers arrived at 27th Avenue and Van Buren Street around 2:30 p.m. and found a child that had been shot. The child was then taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. It’s unknown how old the child is.

Police later confirmed the suspected shooter, 33-year-old Mark Douglas Anthony Strickland, was arrested. Strickland was booked into the Maricopa County jail on multiple counts of assault.

Phoenix police are investigating what led up to the shooting and still speaking with witnesses.