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Road rage incident results in gunfire

Loop 410 at Evers Road
Loop 410 at Evers Road
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What was possibly an accidental wrong turn Friday morning on Loop 410 and Evers Road turned into a potentially deadly situation. Police say a man driving with his children fired a gun at another car in a road rage incident.

"It is surprising, unfortunately we get a lot of incidents in the city where people get into road rages and they will flash guns and very seldom will they actually shoot them,” said Sergeant Ratina.

A man in a red Dodge Charger is who police say pulled out a gun and fired several times after a woman who allegedly cut him off. The woman immediately called 911 and it wasn't long before police pulled him over.

"We just happened to have an officer traveling in the right place at the right time, she saw it traveling down the access road and trying to flee and she managed to pull it over,” Ratina said.

The man was driving with his girlfriend and two toddlers in the car. It's there where police found a loaded weapon in the car. Police are still looking for the woman he shot at.

"Unfortunately people get into road rage incidents and a lot of people have weapons in their vehicles and to intimidate the other driver they will flash the weapon at least once or twice a day,” Ratina said.

Police say if you get caught in a road rage incident, do whatever you to get out of it quickly. Call police if you see a weapon.

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"If someone cuts you off, just let them go because it’s just not worth the pain,” Ratina said.

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