Incident occurs following road rage incident on 405 recently
A person was reportedly shot in the shoulder following a road rage incident in Brentwood recently
According to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), the incident occurred on October 30 around 10 p.m. as the suspect and victim were respectively driving on the 405 Freeway. Police say the suspect exited the 405 at Wilshire Boulevard and traveled west. The victim tells police that the suspect pulled up next to him in the area of Wilshire Boulevard and Westgate Avenue.
“Victim stated that the suspect pulled up next to him near Wilshire/ Westgate. Words were exchanged, and the suspect fired one round that struck [the] victim in the shoulder,” the LAPD said.
The victim fled West in his vehicle and stopped at 26th Street and Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica.
The LAPD noted that officers checked the area of Wilshire and Westgate and found no evidence of shots fired.
“No radio calls were generated in the area for shots fired,” the LAPD added.
The suspect is described by police as a Hispanic or middle eastern man in his 60s driving a silver or dark gray Lexus SUV.