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PD: Road rage shooting leaves 1 injured in Peoria

Peoria PD road rage shooting
Posted at 7:26 AM, Oct 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-20 21:10:52-04

PEORIA, AZ — Police are investigating a road rage shooting that happened in Peoria Wednesday morning.

Around 7 a.m., police were called to the area of 91st Avenue and Happy Valley Road for reports of a shooting.

According to Peoria police, a driver of a Honda got in front of a Dodge Charger and stopped abruptly. The driver of the Charger got out of their vehicle and confronted the Honda driver at their window. An argument took place and the driver of the Honda eventually shot the other driver in the leg.

The victim is being treated by paramedics for injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening, according to Peoria police.

The driver who shot at the victim was detained but has not been arrested.

Police say there was a child in the Dodge vehicle during the shooting and the child was not injured.

Police say this is an ongoing investigation.