PARKER COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — A North Texas man accused of opening fire on a driver during a road rage incident in Springtown has been arrested.

According to Parker County Sheriff’s deputies, the incident happened early in the evening on August 5 along East State Highway 199.

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The victim told officials a man was driving slow in the passing lane and when he tried to pass the vehicle the suspect — later identified as Abel Zamora — sped up, pulled next to the victim’s vehicle, turned toward him and opened fire.

The victim said after he called 911 and pulled off the roadway he saw a bullet hole in the front passenger fender of his car.

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After getting a description of the suspect and the vehicle he was driving, sheriff’s deputies made contact with Zamora at his home. When asked if he had any weapons the 20-year-old allegedly said he did not.

Deputies allegedly soon discovered Zamora was carrying a loaded semi-automatic pistol magazine in his pants pocket and was also in possession of marijuana.

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Zamora was booked into the Parker County Jail on weapons and drug charges. He was released on $15,000 bond.

CBSDFW.com Staff