Glendale police were called to a call of a gunshot 6:23 a.m. Dec. 5 at 59th Avenue and Colter Street.
A witness, while walking to a bus stop on the west side of 59th, found an injured male lying on the sidewalk near a drainage ditch. Upon arrival, officers and fire personnel located a 40-year-old adult male with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the body.
The male victim was treated at the scene and transported to a local Valley hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The victim, Phoenix resident Malcom Crittendon, was pronounced deceased at the hospital as a result of his injuries