Washington State Patrol seek Sumner “road rage” shooter

The Washington State Patrol is looking for leads from anyone who may have knowledge of a drive-by shooting that occurred on State Route 167 near Route 410 on August 8th near Sumner..

According to the WSP media release, two teens were shot when the driver of of a black newer model Mazda 6 fired a shot at a car, striking an 18-year-old male in the forearm and a 17-year-old female in the back. Fortunately, neither of the victims were seriously injured.

THE WSP describes the suspected shooter as a white male with dark hair and with either a goatee or clean shaven.

The Tacoma News Tribune is describes the incident as a case of “road rage“. Road rage is defined as an aggressive or angry behavior by a driver which can include gestures, insults, driving in a threatening manner and can lead to collisions or assaults. In this case, the suspect driver nearly caused a collision just prior to the shooting.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call detectives at 253-538-3172.

This information is provided by Seattle Car Accident Lawyer blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents and the family of those killed.

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