AVONDALE, AZ - Authorities say a man driving an ice cream truck has been shot during an apparent robbery attempt west of Phoenix.
Avondale police say the man is hospitalized in critical condition Thursday evening. His name hasn't been released yet.
Police say the man and his wife were operating their ice cream truck near Van Buren Street and Dysart Road when the shooting occurred.
The man's wife escaped injury.
Police are still searching for the shooter, who fled the scene.
Schools in the area were released from lockdown after canine units completed a search.
Did You Hear?
Hampton Creek Foods is scouring the planet for plants that can replace chicken eggs in everything from cookies to omelets to French toast. Its first product is an egg-free mayonnaise now sold at Whole Foods Markets.
Chicago Bulls dancer Ariana Rosado was part of a marriage proposal routine that she wasn't prepared for -- her own.
A man traveling to visit his sister in California woke up to find himself locked inside a dark, empty plane.
More Avondale News
A Valley woman is doing whatever she can to help find the bride or groom who may be missing a wedding ring.