Steuben County road rage incident becomes shooting

(WOWO News)

STEUBEN, Ind. (WOWO) – A road rage incident turned into a shooting in Steuben County on Thursday night.

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a shooting in Pleasant Lake around 10:13 p.m.

When officers arrived to the scene, they spoke to man involved in the incident.

The man stated he had been involved in a road rage incident with another vehicle on Old Old Highway 27 just south of the Angola City limits to Pleasant Lake.

One of the vehicles involved stopped near the intersection of Main and Colleen Streets.

The man on-scene stated he approached the stopped vehicle by driving up alongside it when the driver fired a handgun in his direction.

The man on-scene fired a handgun back, and the stopped vehicle then left the scene.

The man reported his vehicle was struck by a bullet in the passenger compartment, but he was uninjured, and authorities are unaware if the other man involved was injured.

During the investigation, another bullet was found lodged into the siding of a nearby home.

No identities were released, and the shooting is still under investigation.

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