Police: Road rage likely led to fatal shooting in Pennsylvania

November 2nd, 2017 8:29 am

ALLENTOWN (AP) — Police say one man is dead and another is in custody following a shooting believed to be the result of road rage.

Witnesses say the two men were involved in a minor collision in Allentown at about noon Wednesday. Police say the 32-year-old victim approached the other driver, who grabbed a shotgun and opened fire.

The driver fled the scene and later led police on a chase before he was arrested.

Police say the 36-year-old driver is facing charges of criminal homicide, possession with intent to sell a controlled substance and attempting to elude officers.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.