Driver with gunshot wound crashes into Phoenix home

PHOENIX - Phoenix Police and a family living in a Phoenix home are looking for answers after a driver with a gunshot wound rammed through their front door overnight. 

According to reports, the incident occurred at a family home at 37th Avenue and Fillmore Street around 1:40 a.m.

An individual driving a Dodge Avenger was reportedly driving down the street and slammed into the front of a residence.

No one inside the home was injured, but someone inside the home at the time heard someone yelling for help.

It happened to be the passenger in the vehicle asking someone to call 911, which is what the resident did.

The passenger reportedly fled the scene, according to ABC15's Pete Suratos.

The driver, identified as a 28-year-old male, was taken to the hospital in critical condition for treatment for a gunshot wound and injuries from the crash.

He was taken in for surgery.

Police say he was not cooperative.

Photos from inside the home, seen in the video above, show significant damage to the structure of the home.

There is no word yet on what caused the accident or who shot the driver.

One next door neighbor said the sound of the crash startled her awake.

“I was fast asleep but I heard a noise that woke me up. I covered myself and came outside to see what fell and it was actually the man in the car yelling,” said neighbor Maria Flores.

Police say there are currently no suspects and are trying to put together pieces of the incident to determine what happened or if there was a motive.

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