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Motorcyclist shoots at driver in road-rage incident, police say

No injuries reported

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – Ormond Beach Police say they are looking for a motorcyclist who shot at another driver during a road rage incident Sunday evening.

The victim said he was driving in the area of West Granada Boulevard and Interstate 95 around 6:40 p.m. when a speeding motorcyclist cut him off, so he flashed his lights at the motorist, the report said.

The man on the motorcycle then pulled a black revolver out of his right rear saddle bag and fired it toward the victim's vehicle, but missed, according to police records. After the shooting, the motorcyclist holstered his weapon and made an immediate turn onto I-95 South, the report said.

The victim and a child who was in the vehicle were not injured. He immediately called 911 and drove to a safe area to meet with police.

Officer Keith Walker said he's glad there were no injuries during the shooting.

"We're fortunate right now because the bullet didn't strike anything that we're aware of," Walker said.

Police said the victim described the shooter as 35 to 40 years old, between 5 feet, 11 inches and 6 feet tall, and weighing 250 to 300 pounds. He was wearing a denim vest and a black German-style helmet, according to authorities.

The shooter has not yet been identified.

Walker said it's possible that the man could be a member of a motorcycle gang. He advised motorists to be careful on the road.

"If somebody cuts you off, have patience. Just be careful because you don't know what somebody else is going to do," Walker said.


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