ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington police are searching for a road rage suspect who shot into a car with a child in the backseat, injuring the adult driver and passenger.
The shooting happened near the 7000 block of U.S. 287 in the southbound lanes at 5:53 a.m.READ MORE: Voting Restriction Bill Touted By Texas Republicans Passes Key House Vote
The victims told officers that a vehicle behind them was tailgating and engaged in a road rage incident. They said they pulled over to let the suspect vehicle pass and as the suspect pulled alongside them, a man fired one shot into the victim’s car, which struck both the driver and passenger.READ MORE: Working From Home Is Exposing Us To Another Type Of Virus: Cybercrime
Detectives are looking for a 2005-2006 model Chevrolet Avalanche that is Champagne colored with chrome wheels that has a sticker or decal on the back window on the driver’s side. The shooting suspect is described as a Black male, 25-30 years of age with a stocky build, bald head, and no facial hair.
Both victims are expected to make a full recovery. The child was not injured.MORE NEWS: Immigration Conversation Between Former President George W. Bush, Dirk Nowitzki And Mark Cuban Airs At Dallas Mavericks Game
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Arlington Gun Crimes Unit Detective Tham at 817-459-5692. Tipsters can also remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS.