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DPS: Driver shot by person inside truck on Loop 303 in West Valley

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Posted at 5:38 PM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 21:44:46-05

GOODYEAR, AZ — Officials are investigating a road-rage shooting involving two people driving on a West Valley freeway Thursday afternoon.

Department of Public Safety spokesman Jonathan Montes said officials began getting reports around 4 p.m. that the driver of a Chevrolet Camaro had been shot by someone inside a pickup truck on northbound Loop 303 just north of Interstate 10.

The Camaro driver was shot in the leg and transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

On Friday, Goodyear police confirmed the shooting stemmed from an act of road-rage near I-10 and Loop 303.

According to Montes, the suspect vehicle hasn't been located.

Goodyear police are currently investigating the cause of the altercation.

Northbound Loop 303 was shut down from I-10 to Camelback Road for several hours while crews investigated.

The northbound lanes of Loop 303 were reopened around 8:30 p.m.

Police also released an image of the alleged suspect vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Goodyear Police Department at (623) 882-7484.