CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A weekend road rage incident in Carteret County led to a fight between the drivers involved and ended with one of the men firing shots, investigators say. And it was all caught on camera.
Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of US 70 and English Street in Newport around 1 p.m. yesterday.
Investigators are looking for information about a family of three, including the driver, a female passenger and a toddler, who they say left the scene after the driver allegedly fired several rounds at the other vehicle. The Sheriff’s Office released a video of part of the incident that shows the driver of a SUV confronting the driver of a truck and throwing a punch. That’s when two men jump out of the truck and attack the other driver.
As the fight ends, the female passenger hands the driver what appears to be a small gun. What sounds like a gun shot, though, does not match the action of the video. Investigators the video only shows a small portion of the incident and does not show the suspect shooting into the truck.
Deputies say the driver of the SUV is accused of road rage, which started ion US 70 in the James City area of Craven County.
If anyone can identify the man or and woman, they should call the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 504-4800.