GUN VIOLENCE

UHP temporarily closed I-15 after alleged road rage incident involving a gun

Dec 19, 2023, 12:31 PM | Updated: 12:32 pm

UHP troopers looking for shell casings on I-15 in Centerville....

UHP troopers looking for shell casings on I-15 in Centerville. (Utah Department of Transportation)

(Utah Department of Transportation)

CENTERVILLE — A reported road rage incident of a man pointing a gun at a woman halted traffic on Interstate 15 Monday evening.

Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Cameron Roden said a woman reported being shot at on northbound I-15 near Parrish Lane at approximately 7:44 p.m.

Roden said the suspect was stopped by troopers near 200 North in Layton on I-15 without incident. The victim was found near the Layton Parkway overpass.

The victim told troopers that she saw two muzzle flashes as the suspect pointed a black handgun at her. Troopers say she was not hurt, and there was no evidence of bullets hitting her car.

Roden said a trooper did find a gun in the suspect’s vehicle, and the man was arrested and taken into police custody for an interview. Police believe this was a road rage incident that only escalated to the brandishing of a weapon.

UHP shut down the area where the shooting happened to search for bullet casings for about 45 minutes. Roden did not say if casings were found on the freeway.

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UHP temporarily closed I-15 after alleged road rage incident involving a gun