Road rage leads to shots fired in Cole County

4 years 8 months 1 week ago Wednesday, January 13 2016 Jan 13, 2016 Wednesday, January 13, 2016 3:24:00 PM CST January 13, 2016 in News
By: Alex Dostaler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLE COUNTY - The Cole County Sheriff's Department confirmed there were shots fired at Westview and Grandview in Jefferson City near Highway 50 Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies were dispatched around 2:15 p.m. after a road rage incident in which one driver cut off another driver. A man got out of his black car, fired a .380 caliber automatic pistol into the air four times, and fled the scene.

Officials confirmed there was one person in the victim's car, but are not sure at this time how many people were in the suspect's car. There were no injuries reported at this time.

[Editor's note: This article has been updated to include the most up-to-date information.]

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