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  • ‘Glad to be alive’: Family describes Hill Country road rage shooting (TX)

    12/06/2017 8:35:38 AM PST · by bgill · 16 replies
    kxan ^ | Dec. 5, 2017 | Jacqulyn Powell
    Johnny Henderson of Cottonwood Shores says his family was driving down Farm to Market 1431 about 8 miles east of Marble Falls on Thursday when they came across a couple of cars going suspiciously slow. Henderson says one took off, then the other tailgated his family’s SUV, eventually ramming into them, causing them to lose control. Henderson says at about that time, an off-duty Austin Police Department officer pulled up and asked if everything was all right. Henderson says before he knew it, the man who’d run his family off of the road had pulled a gun and began shooting...
  • Burnet man on roadside shooting: ‘He opened fire on my wife and son’

    12/04/2017 7:59:29 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    The Austin American-Statesman ^ | December 2, 2017 | Elizabeth Findell
    A Cottonwood Shores man whose family was targeted by a gunman driving along RM 1431 in Burnet County on Thursday night said he disarmed and beat unconscious the man aiming at his wife and son. In an interview with the American-Statesman on Saturday, Johnny Henderson said he and his family are shaken but unhurt after the attack, which ended after an off-duty police officer shot and wounded the gunman and Henderson jumped him. Henderson broke his hand in the ordeal. Henderson said the family has no idea what provoked the attack, which seemed to be tied to road rage. Authorities...
  • Woman says she was assaulted in road rage attack, experts say it's common holiday season

    12/02/2017 6:56:28 AM PST · by bgill · 97 replies
    cbsaustin ^ | Dec. 1, 2017 | Courtney Schoenemann
    an Austin woman is recovering from injuries she says were caused by a man punching her in the face during a road rage incident... A counselor who specializes in anger management told CBS Austin that people have a lot more on their plate this time of the year which can lead to anxiety and chaos on the road... “He cut us off and I gave him a honk. That's all I did and he flipped us off,” Amanda said. It didn't stop there. Amanda said the man got out of his car and kicked hers. She drove to a nearby...
  • Off-duty APD officer shoots road rage suspect in Burnet County [Texas]

    12/01/2017 8:23:15 AM PST · by bgill · 33 replies
    cbsaustin ^ | Dec. 1, 2017 | CBS Austin
    Captain Chris Jett of the Burnet County Sheriff's Office said the officer was on his way home in the 12000 block of FM 1431 near Smithwick just after 10:00 p.m. when he saw the suspect shooting into a car with family of three. The officer called 911 and exchanged gunfire with the suspect. The suspect was shot in the chest and ran off into the woods, where he was found.
  • Police search for suspect in road rage stabbing on MD 200

    11/27/2017 10:40:54 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    WTOP ^ | October 21, 2017 | Dick Uliano
    WASHINGTON — Maryland State Police want the public’s help bringing to justice a pickup truck driver who stabbed a man this week on MD 200 — the Intercounty Connector. The victim was a passenger in a white Chevy Silverado which was heading eastbound on the ICC, Wednesday afternoon, around 3:30. The incident began with a dispute between the drivers of the Silverado and a gray Ford pickup. The suspect then drove his gray truck on the shoulder to get around the white truck, according to police. On the ramp to northbound Interstate 95, as the Ford truck blocked the path...
  • Arizona woman shoots her attacker during road rage fight

    08/03/2017 1:04:27 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 55 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 8/3/2017 | Staff
    <p>GLENDALE, Ariz. — Police say a road rage fight in a Phoenix suburb ended when a woman put in a headlock by another woman shot and wounded her attacker.</p> <p>Wednesday's conflict began when one vehicle reportedly cut off another vehicle.</p>
  • Road rage suspect turns himself in, faces murder charges

    07/02/2017 9:56:36 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 67 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/2/17 | Jay Croft
    (CNN)A man accused of shooting and killing an 18-year-old woman in a case of road rage is being held without bail on murder charges after turning himself in Sunday morning, authorities said. David Desper, 28, faces multiple charges, including first-degree murder and reckless endangerment, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said. Police said he shot Bianca Nikol Roberson after he became angry as their vehicles were merging on the same lane of a highway Wednesday evening in West Goshen, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia.
  • Shocking! Road Rage Triggers Massive Crash in California (video)

    06/23/2017 10:24:29 AM PDT · by Signalman · 55 replies
    Top Buzz ^ | 6/23/2017 | Top Buzz
    Shocking! Road Rage Triggers Massive Crash in California
  • Dramatic video shows alleged road rage incident on California highway

    06/22/2017 6:46:44 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 117 replies
    ABC ^ | June 22, 2017 | Julia Jacobo
    Southern California police are searching for a motorcyclist who was involved in an alleged road rage incident that injured one person on Wednesday. Around 5:45 a.m., witnesses driving southbound on State Road 14 near Newhall Avenue in Santa Clarita, California, filmed an altercation between the motorcyclist and the driver of a silver sedan, according to California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Joshua Greengard. In the video, the motorcyclist appears to try to kick the sedan on the right. In response, the sedan veers to the left and briefly collides with the motorcyclist before losing control and crashing into the highway divider wall....
  • 3-year-old fatally shot during road rage incident (Little Rock, Arkansas)

    12/17/2016 10:40:40 PM PST · by seacapn · 16 replies
    KATV-7 (ABC) Little Rock ^ | Saturday, December 17th 2016 | Sarafina Brooks
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Little Rock Police Department confirms a 3-year-old boy is dead after he was shot during a road rage incident Saturday. According to police, the shooting occurred in southwest Little Rock. The child's grandmother was driving the car and taking her grandson shopping when the incident occurred. Police believe she and the victim were completely innocent and have no relationship with the suspect. The child was discovered to be fatally wounded at the JCPenney store in the Shackleford Crossings shopping center in west Little Rock. Police are now looking for an older black Chevrolet Impala being...
  • Ronald Gasser did not stand over Joe McKnight when he shot him, JPSO, coroner say

    12/02/2016 4:30:24 PM PST · by BBell · 47 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 12/2/16 | Jonathan Bullington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Ballistic evidence and autopsy results show Ronald Gasser, the man authorities say admitted to fatally shooting Joe McKnight, did not fire on the former NFL player while standing over him, Jefferson Parish authorities said. "The wounds are not consistent with being shot from above while on the ground," Jefferson Parish Coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich said, as he discussed McKnight's autopsy during a press conference Friday (Dec. 2). The information contradicts a witness account given at the scene of McKnight's death Thursday at a Terrytown intersection. The witness had said she saw Gasser shoot McKnight twice, then stand on top of...
  • Former NFL and John Curtis HS player Joe McKnight killed in apparent road rage shooting

    12/01/2016 7:30:52 PM PST · by Morgana · 43 replies
    fox8live.com ^ | December 1, 2016 | FOX8Live.com Staff
    TERRYTOWN, LA (WVUE) - Former John Curtis and NFL player Joe McKnight was killed Thursday in a possible road rage shooting at a busy Terrytown intersection, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said it happened just after 3 p.m. at the corner of Behrman Highway and Holmes Boulevard. Two lanes of the roadway were shut down for several hours following the shooting. Multiple witnesses said a man in an Infiniti sedan pulled the victim from his Audi and shot him multiple times after a verbal altercation. Witnesses said the shooter then waited for police...
  • Judge sentences George Zimmerman shooter to 20 years in prison

    10/17/2016 10:26:27 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 3 replies
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. The man convicted of trying to kill George Zimmerman was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a judge Monday, despite arguments from his mother and wife that his trial was unfair. Lisa Apperson, Matthew Apperson's wife, complained that the media painted her husband as a monster. She also accused many witnesses of lying during her husband's trial, saying it was "disturbing" to see the "amount of perjury." Zimmerman told the court that jurors would see a different picture of Matthew Apperson, "if you were to ask his neighbors, if you were to ask the pool man."...
  • Moose Road Rage

    10/11/2016 6:23:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    AK Sportsman ^ | 10/11/2016 | S Morstan
    Maybe don't tailgate a moose the next time you see one. When these two snow mobilers ran into one, the moose had a little something to say about their tailing too close. These two managed to get out with minimal damage, but it was a good thing at least one of them was carrying a gun to warn the creature off. Nobody got seriously hurt this time, but it certainly says something about packing heat in the wilderness. See the video here.
  • Angry deer attacks driver after being struck by SUV

    09/30/2016 6:51:04 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    AK Sportsman ^ | 9/30/2016 | S Morstan
    Deer oh deer, looks like Bambi has a temper. After accidentally hitting a deer with her car, Ellen Sager got a taste of this buck’s own road rage. The deer managed to fling the driver’s side door wide open and attacked Sager with its hooves. Ellen managed to get away with a minor knee injury, but the likely very confused deer died of its impact injuries some time later. See the video here.
  • Convicted road rager killed in apparent road-rage shooting

    08/10/2016 11:42:12 AM PDT · by Donglalinger · 57 replies
    Fox 13 Tampa ^ | August 10 2016 | FOX 13 News staff
    PLANT CITY (FOX 13) - A driver with a history of road rage violence was shot and killed this morning in what deputies say was an apparent road rage altercation. The exchange happened on Dr. MLK Jr. Boulevard at Forbes Road in the Plant City area around 6:30 a.m. Investigators said that two drivers, 40-year-old Gary Durham and 42-year-old Robert Padgett, were involved in a confrontation. According to deputies, Padgett pulled out a gun and fatally shot Durham.
  • Riverdale woman allegedly pulls gun during road rage incident on I-75

    07/13/2016 10:01:23 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 29 replies
    The Henry Herald ^ | July 13, 2016 | Kayla Langmaid
    McDONOUGH — A road rage incident landed a Riverdale woman in jail Friday morning after she allegedly aimed her gun at another driver on the interstate. The Henry County Police Department was called just before 7:30 a.m. to the area of Interstate 75 South and Ga. Highway 155 in response to a person with a gun. A man told dispatch a woman aimed a pink pistol at him while they were driving on I-75, a police report states. He told police that a lady driving a tan 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, who was later identified as 21-year-old Shavon Footman, was following...
  • ‘Habitual traffic offender’ in Pasco jail after running over motorcyclists

    05/31/2016 9:45:16 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    WFLA ^ | 5/30/16
    LUTZ, Fla. (WFLA) – A 31-year-old Land O’ Lakes man is facing a variety of charges following a serious crash Monday near the intersection of US 41 and County Line Road in Lutz. Robert Vance is being held without bond at the Pasco County Jail. He is facing one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, one count of leaving the scene of a crash involving injury and one count of operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license. Florida Highway Patrol says Vance is classified as a habitual traffic offender. Witnesses say Vance drove his vehicle over...
  • Road Rage In Houston

    05/18/2016 6:55:36 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    We'll take this war to the streets... And they do! UPDATE... I've fixed the video so you don't have to crank your heads sideways, its the bottom video. Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=8ed_1463267306#7kfWX1PlFScAUYXZ.99
  • UPDATE: Outrageous Texas Road Rage Incident, You Won't Believe This ...

    05/16/2016 7:41:24 AM PDT · by Morgana · 35 replies
    ktrh.com ^ | May 14, 2016 | Michael Berry
    I literally just saw this on Facebook while sitting on my couch. The big question everyone has, "What happened to them after they drove off?". I have some updates from the web. I've been tracking this online all day. Theresa! *** UPDATE: 11:20pm: via abc13, 'The Harris County Sheriff's Office has no record of an accident reported, so it's not known what happened to the drivers once they took off.' *** This is a facebook embed. If you are having trouble playing here, the direct link is here! VIDEO ON LINK