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GVRT Investigators Arrest Road Rage Shooter, Seize Gun (Photo)

November 17, 2019 13:19


The Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) has made an arrest and seized a gun involved in a road rage shooting that happened about 2 months ago.

On September 22, 2019 at 5:26p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting near Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. Officers spoke to a victim who told them that he and the suspect got into a "road rage" encounter where words and gestures were exchanged. The victim said during the encounter, the suspect displayed a handgun and then shot at the victim's car. The victim was not injured, but he found a bullet hole in his vehicle.

Since the shooting, members of GVRT have been doing follow-up investigation. On Thursday, November 14, 2019, they located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop at So

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