ARIZONA NEWS

Glendale police make arrest in suspected road rage shooting

Oct 27, 2021, 3:00 PM
Adam Scott Delk (Glendale Police Department Photo)...
Adam Scott Delk (Glendale Police Department Photo)
(Glendale Police Department Photo)

PHOENIX – Police have arrested a suspect in one of a recent spate of suspected road rage shootings in the West Valley.

Adam Scott Delk, 40, was taken custody without incident Tuesday and booked on counts of drive-by shooting, aggravated assault and unlawful discharge of a firearm, the Glendale Police Department said in a press release Wednesday.

Delk is accused of shooting a man near 67th and Peoria avenues around 3 p.m. on Oct. 20.

The victim, who sustained injuries that weren’t life-threatening, said Delk had followed him home. He wasn’t sure why, but thinks it might have been related to an incident on the roadway, police said.

The man and his adult son approached Delk, who was parked across the street from their residence. Delk allegedly shot the man and drove off.

Detectives identified Delk as the suspect and found the gun used in the shooting at a pawn shop, police said.

The incident was one of three suspected road rage cases that occurred in the area over a two-day period last week.

Police in Peoria are investigating the other two cases, which took place Oct. 20 and 21.

“It could be what I call copycats,” Alberto Gutier, director of the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, told KTAR News 92.3 FM last week.

“It also could be just the time we live in right now. There is less traffic on the roads, supposedly, but still people are driving very fast. Everybody’s in a hurry, and those are the kind of things that lead to some kind of road rage incident.”

We want to hear from you.

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

Arizona News

(Pexels Photo)...
Associated Press

NFL offering free CPR training during Super Bowl week

The NFL and American Heart Association will provide free CPR education in Arizona throughout Super Bowl week as part of the NFL Experience.
11 hours ago
(AP Photo)...
KTAR.com

Glendale ranks 4th in study of worst commutes in US

In a new study of U.S. cities, Glendale ranks fourth in terms of the nation's worst commutes.
11 hours ago
An IRS 1040 form, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, is shown on Thursday, April 5, 2018, in New Yo...
KTAR.com

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides free income tax prep assistance in Arizona

One taxpayer assistance option available is the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, which is providing free tax assistance and preparation in Arizona.
11 hours ago
(Arizona Game and Fish Department Photo)...
Alex Weiner

Sonoran pronghorn population in Arizona makes leaps after AZGFD partnership with Mexico

The Sonoran pronghorn native to Arizona was on the cusp of extinction in the United States with 21 individuals in the wild in 2002.
11 hours ago
(Jim Poulin/Phoenix Business Journal)...
Ron Davis/Phoenix Business Journal

Radix Law partner helps launch ride-share carts in Scottsdale ahead of Super Bowl LVII

In a matter of weeks, those looking for a ride will be able to call for one through a mobile app to take them through Scottsdale's entertainment district at no charge.
11 hours ago
(Facebook Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...
KTAR.com

Shooting in central Phoenix leaves 1 dead, 2 others injured on Saturday

Phoenix police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left one man dead and two others injured on Saturday.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

...
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Company looking for oldest air conditioner and wants to reward homeowner with new one

Does your air conditioner make weird noises or a burning smell when it starts? If so, you may be due for an AC unit replacement.
...
Quantum Fiber

How high-speed fiber internet edges out cable for everyday use

In a world where technology drives so much of our daily lives, a lack of high-speed internet can be a major issue.
...
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Prep the plumbing in your home just in time for the holidays

With the holidays approaching, it's important to know when your home is in need of heating and plumbing updates before more guests start to come around.
Glendale police make arrest in suspected road rage shooting