02-26-08 Road Rage Arrests
Boise, February 26th, 2008 - At approximately 2118 hrs, Boise Police officers were called to the scene of a shooting near Denver/Beacon Streets after a road rage incident. Witnesses reported hearing several shots in the area, and officers have recovered evidence to support that information.
What Happened: A road rage incident occurred, with two involved vehicles stopping near Denver/Beacon. A verbal altercation ensued, and a passenger in one of the vehicles produced a handgun, firing several rounds in the direction of the occupants of the other vehicle.
Nobody was injured from the gunfire, and the suspect vehicle then fled the scene and was stopped by officers shortly thereafter near Broadway Avenue and Front Street.
Arrested: Petricio G. Paz, 22 yrs, charged with DUI
Arrested: Juan A. Garza, 24 yrs, charged with Aggravated Assault
Media release prepared by: Lt. Ron Winegar