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Police ID suspect in fatal Phoenix shooting

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Police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting Friday afternoon in south Phoenix. (Source: CBS 5 News) Police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting Friday afternoon in south Phoenix. (Source: CBS 5 News)
Frederick Ford (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Frederick Ford (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Ford was charged with one count of premeditated first-degree murder. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's office) Ford was charged with one count of premeditated first-degree murder. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's office)
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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Phoenix police have identified a man arrested Friday afternoon in connection with a fatal shooting in south Phoenix.

Frederick Ford, 34, was booked into the Fourth Avenue Jail on one count of premeditated first-degree murder. 

A man's body was found in a yard near 21st Place and Southern Avenue about 3 p.m.

The suspect, a man in his 30s, fled on foot but was arrested soon after. Officers found him in a yard in the area of 6400 S. 21st Place. Police also recovered a gun, said Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson.

Officers said the two men had gotten into an argument that turned deadly.

The victim was a man in his early 30s. His name has not yet been released.

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