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Suspect arrested in road rage incident where woman was shot in the neck, Grapevine police say

WFAA-TV Dallas-Ft. Worth 3/31/2023 WFAA Staff

A suspect has been arrested after a road rage shooting in Grapevine on Friday morning, police said.

Police said around 7:15 a.m. Friday that a 27-year-old woman was entering the southbound lanes of Texas 121 from Bass Pro Drive when she and a man driving another vehicle became involved in a road rage incident.

The man pointed a small pistol at her and fired, according to police. The bullet went through the woman’s neck, and she was able to safely pull over on the shoulder as the man kept driving away.

Paramedics transported the woman to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

On Saturday, police announced they arrested the suspect, who was identified as 30-year-old Brandon Leotta Rutt. He faces an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge, according to police.

Police said they were able to obtain surveillance video of the suspect's vehicle and that they also found additional evidence near his home.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Grapevine police at 817-410-3900.

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