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Road rage incident on I-465 leads to man being shot

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indiana State Police are investigating a road rage incident that led to a person being shot on Interstate 465.

At 4:15 p.m. Sunday, dispatchers received a 911 call reporting a person inside a vehicle being shot. The caller was driving a white Kia and exited the interstate near Brookville Road before the occupants in the car called 911.

When police arrived, they located a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound. The injured man was the original driver of the Kia, but after the shooting, a passenger got into the driver’s seat to drive to a hospital.

First responders got to the Kia before it arrived at the hospital. The only injured person was the 19-year-old man, who was transported to a hospital by ambulance.

Investigators determined that the driver of the Kia was getting on Interstate 465 when another vehicle pulled alongside him.

Police say the other vehicle’s driver was yelling out the window and swerved toward the Kia. Then, the angry driver fired several shots toward the Kia, striking the driver at least once.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Indiana State Police or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or (TIPS). 

Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip.