- Associated Press - Monday, February 8, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on a freeway shooting incident in the Phoenix area (all times local):

9:05 a.m.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a Phoenix-area freeway shooting incident during the Monday morning commute stemmed from a road-rage confrontation.

Nobody was injured but DPS spokesman Raul Garcia says a Jeep was hit by bullets, including at least one that flattened a tire. Another struck a door.

Garcia says the incident began on the transition between the westbound State Route 202 and northbound State Route 101 freeways.

He says the suspect vehicle is described as a “boxy” car that might be a Honda Element. Its color was described as maroon or burned orange.

According to Garcia, a witness to the incident reported seeing a handgun.

The DPS is asking the public to call with any information about the incident.


7:45 a.m.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says troopers have confirmed that a vehicle has two bullet holes after being reported hit by gunshots from another vehicle on a Phoenix-area freeway.

The DPS says there are no injuries and that the incident occurred on the northbound State Route 101 freeway at McDowell Road near Scottsdale during the Monday morning commute.

According to the DPS, the driver reporting the incident moved off the freeway to a safe location and detectives were headed to the scene.

News video showed the vehicle, a small SUV, parked with a flat tire.

No additional information was immediately available.

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