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.READ MORE: Fort Worth Residents Concerned About Plans To Replace Nearly 100-Year-Old Forest Park Pool
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.READ MORE: Cook Children’s Halts Elective Surgeries Due To Staff, Bed Shortages During COVID-19 Surge
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.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccines Don't Impact Fertility, But The Virus Does, Doctors Say
Zamora was booked into the Parker County Jail on weapons and drug charges. He was released on $15,000 bond.