ARIZONA NEWS

Peoria police investigating potential road rage shooting in West Valley

Oct 20, 2021, 7:00 PM

(Peoria Police Facebook photo)...

(Peoria Police Facebook photo)

(Peoria Police Facebook photo)

PHOENIX — The Peoria Police Department is investigating a potential road rage shooting that occurred in Peoria at approximately 7 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to the area of of 91st Avenue and Happy Valley Road after someone called to report the incident, according to the Peoria Police department’s Facebook page.

The alleged shooter also called and pulled off to wait for officers.

Police found a man with a gunshot wound to his leg in the roadway. There was a child passenger in his grey Dodge Charger, according to the Facebook post.

The alleged shooter, who drove a red Honda Civic, was detained, according to the post.

The wounded male was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The child was also unharmed and turned over to another family member, according to the post.

Preliminary information outlines a situation in which the Honda pulled in front of the Dodge then stopped.

The driver of the Dodge exited the vehicle and an altercation ensued at the window of the Honda. The driver in the Honda then allegedly shot the other man in the leg, according to the post.

No other information was made immediately available and an investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has additional information, they are asked to contact Peoria Police.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

Maria Rivera, 64, was arrested in Carrollton, Texas, in early July on charges of fraud, theft and i...

KTAR.com

Texas woman arrested in connection to Arizona fraud case

An Arizona woman was arrested on charges of fraud, theft, and identity theft in Carrollton, Texas, in early July.

7 hours ago

The Arizona Department of Health has relaunched its mobile COVID-19 vaccination program, according ...

KTAR.com

Arizona Department of Health relaunches COVID-19 vaccination program

The Arizona Department of Health has relaunched its mobile COVID-19 vaccination program, according to a news release.

8 hours ago

Arizona Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kari Lake speaks on stage on the second day of the Republi...

KTAR.com

Kari Lake critiques Democratic Party during speech at Republican National Convention

Arizona U.S. Senate hopeful Kari Lake critiqued the Democratic Party during her speech at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee.

9 hours ago

File photo of a Phoenix police SUV behind yellow crime scene tape. The Phoenix Police Department is...

KTAR.com

Phoenix police working to identify suspects in 2 deadly shootings

Authorities are working to identify suspects in two recent deadly shootings in Phoenix.

12 hours ago

File photo of the side of a marked Scottsdale police cruiser. A man was crushed to death between a ...

KTAR.com

Man crushed to death between trailer and truck in northeast Scottsdale

A man was crushed to death between a trailer and a truck in northeast Scottsdale last week, authorities said.

13 hours ago

File photo of the side of a marked Scottsdale police cruiser. A man was crushed to death between a ...

Sponsored Content by

A man was crushed to death between a trailer and a truck in northeast Scottsdale last week, authorities said.

Sponsored Articles

...

Sanderson Ford

3 storylines to get you revved up for the 2024 Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals training camp is just a couple weeks away starting on July 25, and Sanderson Ford is revved up and ready to go.

...

Midwestern University

Midwestern University Clinic visits boost student training & community health

Going to a Midwestern University Clinic can help make you feel good in more ways than one.

...

COLLINS COMFORT MASTERS

Here are 5 things Arizona residents need to know about their HVAC system

It's warming back up in the Valley, which means it's time to think about your air conditioning system's preparedness for summer.

Peoria police investigating potential road rage shooting in West Valley