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Road Rage Ends in Car-to-Car Shooting in Apple Valley

APPLE VALLEY, CALIF: ( – A road rage incident that spanned through several cities ended in a car-to-car shooting late Saturday night.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on July 30th dispatch received multiple calls reporting two vehicles driving recklessly near Main Street and Maple Avenue in Hesperia.

The vehicles, a Chevy Suburban, and a pick-up truck, were reportedly driving on the opposite sides of the roadway at Bear Valley Road and 7th Avenue.

Several minutes later a traffic collision involving the Suburban was reported on Bear Valley Road near Jess Ranch Parkway in Apple Valley.

Witnesses told authorities two Hispanic males armed with a rifle and a handgun were seen running from the Suburban towards the Jack in the Box located at 18901 Bear Valley Road.

Authorities located a rifle, believed to have been used in the shooting that had a scope attached. The weapon was thrown into the trash can directly in front of Jack in the Box.

Ground deputies, which included a K-9 unit and a Sheriff’s helicopter conducted a search for the suspects.

Following the extensive search, two suspects were detained and taken into custody; one at the Los Alazanes Mexican restaurant and the other at the Cinemark Movie theater.

No injuries were reported as a result of the shooting. Authorities are continuing to investigate the incident. Information will be updated as it becomes available.

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