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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Man shoots vehicle in road rage incident on beltway

Police examine the victim's Hyundai. [FCPD]
UPDATED 7:35 p.m.: A road rage incident ended safely in Annandale Nov. 3 after a man reportedly shot another man while driving on the beltway, shattering the front passenger window. The victim, 38, had his 4-month-old daughter in the backseat. She was not injured.

News reporters interview the victim at the Ravensworth Shell station. [Cyra Doty]
The Fairfax County Police Department received a call at about 1:45 p.m. from a man who said he was involved in a road rage incident, The man had been driving on the inner loop of Interstate 495 near National Harbor when he said another motorist started driving aggressively near him.

“Just prior to Braddock Road, the other motorist pulled to the driver side of the victim’s car and suddenly the passenger window shattered. The victim then noticed blood on one of his fingers,” FCPD reports.

The victim exited the beltway on the Braddock Road exit and pulled into the Ravensworth Shell station at Ravensworth Shopping Center to wait for police to respond. The victim was treated on the scene for minor injuries, possibly from broken glass.

“There is no threat to public safety,” the FCPD states. Police later located and interviewed the other driver, a 25-year-old man driving a white Chevy Trax, but did not find a weapon. No charges have been placed. The investigation is ongoing. 

10 comments:

  1. Probably one of Donald Trump's identified illegal pieces of junk or just plane old NOVA/DC native trash. What a place. I am beginning to think that this place is really a swamp with a bunch of alligators and no one in leadership protecting the flora or fauna. Your on your own in this swamp!

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    1. started in PG co bro. This is Maryland being Maryland

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    2. ITS A VIRGINIA TAG

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    3. ...on the victims car. Why are you yelling?

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    4. Regardless they all find there way to the Mason Dump.

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    5. WOW, I've been legally living in Annandale all my life. Thanks!

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  2. The real victim here is the car salesman who works so hard every day to sell people on a car model called the "Chevy Tax."

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    1. Ha ha. That's a typo, It's been fixed.

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  3. Drivers being drivers.

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