70-Year-Old Driver Shoots Man Who Kicked His Car During Road Rage Incident in Lawncrest, Police Say - NBC 10 Philadelphia

70-Year-Old Driver Shoots Man Who Kicked His Car During Road Rage Incident in Lawncrest, Police Say

Investigators say the 70-year-old man has a license to carry and is cooperating with police.

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    70-Year-Old Driver Shoots Man During Road Rage Incident, Police Say

    A 70-year-old driver shot a man during a road rage incident in Philadelphia's Lawncrest section, police said. The driver told investigators the other man was kicking his vehicle and he felt scared. The man who was shot is in critical condition.

    (Published Friday, March 29, 2019)

    A 70-year-old driver said he shot a man in the back after the man kicked his car in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia, according to police.

    The unidentified 70-year-old man told police he was involved in a road rage incident with a 42-year-old man on the 700 block of Foulkrod Street shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday. The 42-year-old man allegedly kicked a dent into the 70-year-old man’s vehicle.

    The 70-year-old told investigators he was scared and pulled out a gun. He then fired a shot through his window and struck the 42-year-old man once in the back, police said.

    The 42-year-old man drove away in a red SUV. He was eventually taken to the Einstein Medical Center where he is currently in critical condition.

    Investigators say the 70-year-old man has a license to carry and is cooperating with police. No charges have been filed but police continue to investigate.