Man shot and wounded in suspected road rage incident

One man was shot in an apparent road rage incident on Kenyon Howden Road.

A MAN was shot and wounded in an incident that reportedly stemmed from a road rage incident in Kenyon Howden Road, Montclair, on February 12.

According to police sources, the injured man and his brother were travelling on Kenyon Howden Road when they noticed the driver of a KIA Picanto trying to overtake their car.

Also read: Two men shot dead and one injured in Montclair shooting

A police report alleged that the driver insulted the two men, and this resulted in the exchange of words.

It’s alleged that the man, armed with a knife and firearm, jumped out of his car and fired shots towards the two men.

One man was shot in the leg while the other managed to escape unhurt after he ran for cover when the gunman allegedly opened fire on them. The alleged shooter then drove off towards Montclair Mall.

Montclair Police spokesperson Sergeant Noma Mnguni said the man handed himself over to the police shortly after the incident.

“He opened a case of attempted robbery at the police station. He alleged that the two men tried to rob him. The injured man was transported to hospital for further care. He also opened a case of attempted murder,” said Mnguni.

According to police sources, both drivers were driving on Kenyon Howden Road in Montclair when a brawl ensued.

Mnguni said Montclair Police are investigating cases of attempted murder and robbery.

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