Phoenix police searching for suspect involved in deadly shooting following crashPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX - Phoenix police are looking for a suspect accused of opening fire and killing a man during a dispute following a car crash on Saturday afternoon.
Danny Cooper, 35, was fatally shot in the dispute after police say the Chevrolet Suburban the man was riding in collided with a white four-door sedan, possibly a Nissan Sentra, on Saturday afternoon.
Police are looking for the alleged gunman described as a black male, last seen wearing a black shirt and red shorts, who was driving the white sedan.
According to police, both vehicles were driving westbound on Southern Avenue approaching 19th Avenue when the white sedan stopped causing the Chevy to collide with it.
The white sedan drove away, but the Chevy followed and caught up with the white sedan where the drivers exchanged words.
The driver of the Chevy heard several pops but continued to follow the white sedan until he realized Cooper had been shot.
The Chevy proceeded to drive to the South Mountain Police Station where medical personnel transported the victim to the hospital where he died from a gunshot wound to the head.
Cooper's nine-year-old son was in the back seat, but he along with the driver were not injured.
Police are looking for the white sedan, possibly a Nissan Sentra, with possible Arizona partial plate of 052. The car might also have rear damage sustained during the collision.
Police are only looking for one suspect as no other people were in the car at the time of the shooting.
If anyone who knows anything about this incident or who may know where the suspect or suspect vehicle may be, please call the Phoenix Police Violent Crimes Bureau at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS. For Spanish the number is 480-TESTIGO.