9-year-old Child Struck by Stray Bullet During Road Rage Incident

The Dallas Police Department received a call about a road-rage incident that involved injury to a child.  The call came in at approximately 9:29 p.m., Sunday night.

According to the adult female complainant, she was driving northbound on Interstate 35 along with another male seated in the front passenger seat of her SUV. Her 9-year-old daughter was in the back seat of the SUV. As she approached the Mañana exit, an unknown driver in a white older model sedan swerved in front of her.  The Adult complainant swerved and blew her car horn at the suspect as she passed him. The suspect then pulled in front of the complainant and slammed on his brakes. The adult complainant temporarily lost control of her vehicle but avoided having an accident and managed to drive around the suspect. The suspect then drove along side of the complainant’s vehicle and fired  at least 3 rounds into the driver’s side of the vehicle.  The 9-year-old daughter was hit once in the left side as she sat in the backseat.

The child was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. There were no other reported injuries during this incident.

The suspect, a white male, slightly balding with a salt and pepper goatee, remains at large.  He was last seen heading northbound in a white, older model sedan on I-35 near the Mañana exit. This remains an ongoing investigation and will be documented on case number 012729-2020.

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