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PD: Man rushed to hospital after shooting near 67th Avenue and McDowell Road

Posted at 7:35 PM, Oct 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-11 15:50:02-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating after a man was shot in west Phoenix Saturday evening.

The shooting occurred at around 6:55 p.m. near 67th Avenue and McDowell Road.

Police say when they arrived on the scene, they did not find a victim, but were then notified that a 24-year-old man was dropped off at a nearby hospital.

The man has life-threatening injuries.

Detectives say two men were traveling westbound on Interstate 10 when they were involved in a traffic altercation with unknown subjects in a gray passenger car.

Both the victim and suspect vehicles exited on 67th Avenue. While stopped in traffic, a man fired a handgun into the victim's vehicle.

The 24-year-old driver was struck. The passenger was not injured and drove the victim to a nearby hospital.

Those with any information are asked to contact police or call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS to remain anonymous.