Woman shot four times in road rage incident, suspects sought
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis police are investigating an apparent road rage incident this week in which a motorist was shot four times but survived her injuries.
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police are investigating an apparent road rage incident this week in which a motorist was shot four times but survived her injuries.
According to police, the woman reported that she was driving south on Hennepin Avenue near Groveland Avenue at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. When another southbound vehicle cut her off in rush-hour traffic, she honked her horn. The driver of the other vehicle pulled alongside her, and a passenger shot a gun into her car.
The woman was shot four times, three times in the arm and once in the abdomen. Her injuries were not life-threatening.
Police said the suspect vehicle is a lighter tan or beige four-door Jeep Cherokee with tinted windows.
The two occupants were described as black men in their 20s. The passenger used a black handgun and was described as having shoulder-length dreadlocks.
Police said anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction may be eligible for a reward.