St. Joseph County Police are investigating an apparent road rage incident in Osceola.
The St. Joseph County Police released the following information about the case:
On Friday Sep. 17, at approximately to 5:20 p.m. County Police were called to the 10000 of McKinley Highway in Osceola for call of road rage incident involving gun fire. The incident involved two vehicles exchanging gun fire during the road rage exchange. On scene officers talked with a driver and a passenger of a gray Acura sedan. The driver stated he had been in a road rage incident on Ash Road near Edison Road with a red SUV. The driver also stated that after he slowed to let the SUV pass, someone leaned out the passenger window of SUV and fired a handgun at his sedan. The driver then stated he then returned fire out his driver’s window at the SUV with his own handgun.
During the investigation officers also spoke with a passenger of a red Chevy Equinox. The passenger of the red SUV stated that during a road rage incident on Ash Road, the driver of a sedan waved a handgun and then fired shots at the red SUV. The passenger stated he then returned fire out the passenger window of the SUV with his own handgun.
During the exchange of shots both vehicles were hit by gunfire, however no persons were struck by the gunfire. A female passenger of the sedan was hit by plastic from the passenger door which shattered upon being hit by a bullet. She was uninjured.
County Police have recovered video of the incident and continue to investigate the incident. At this time, no arrests have been made and all evidence is expected to be forwarded to the County Prosecutor’s office later this week for any charging determinations.