INDIANAPOLIS — A driver was arrested after firing a gun at the occupants of another vehicle — including an adult and two children — during a road rage encounter early Tuesday on Interstate 65, police say.
The suspect, 33-year-old Justin McGuire, did not shoot anyone but fired at least one shot at the other driver and the children, according to Indiana State Police.
This marks the 61st shooting that the Indiana State Police Indianapolis district has investigated this year. The district covers, Marion, Johnson, Shelby, Hancock, Hamilton, Boone and Hendricks counties.
ISP began their investigation about 9:15 a.m. after receiving a report of a shooting on I-65 near Washington Street.
Police say the driver who was shot at drove to a safe location before calling 911.
Shortly after officers arrived at the scene, they found a vehicle matching the description of McGuire's near Holt Road and I-70. The suspect was subsequently taken into custody.
McGuire is charged with a single count of criminal recklessness, a level 5 felony. He was released from jail Nov. 30 after posting $30,000 surety bond, records show.
McGuire is scheduled to appear for a jury trial March 1 at Marion Superior Court.