Road Rage Results In Culver Shooting

Pellet Gun Used to Spray Her Windshield


November 9, 2017

A woman recounted the terrifying moments when a man with a pellet gun shot at her vehicle during an alleged road-rage incident in Culver City late last month.

The woman, who did not want to be identified, told KTLA the incident began on Culver Boulevard around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28. She was driving a white Ford Fusion when a man in a 2010 to 2012 gold Toyota Prius approached the back of her car.

"I noticed him and he was driving really close behind me and swerving in between the lanes trying to get around the traffic," she said in an interview that aired Monday.

The woman then turned off Culver and onto Overland Avenue. The car pulled up alongside her as she hit a red light on Overland between Palm Court and Sony Pictures.

She told KTLA he glared at her while his music was blaring in the background. His window was down, so she rolled her down too and confronted him.

"I looked at him and said, "Hey, relax, it's Saturday morning, you don't need to drive so fast. He told me to eff off and I immediately closed my window," the woman recounted.

She said it was at that point that he pulled out some type of pellet gun and started shooting at her windshield. She immediately ducked for cover.

"There were 10 bullet holes on the windshield of the car and glass shattered all along the dashboard and all over my lap," she said.

After, the woman immediately followed him to try and get a photo if his vehicle, but when he noticed her behind him he slammed on his breaks, turned around and drove right at her.

She ducked down again and this time called 911. The driver fled the scene.

The woman called the incident "traumatic."

Culver City Police investigated the incident but according to Sgt. Troy Dunlop the videos in the area were unusable, the victim was unable to get his license number and there were no other witnesses to come forward so the chances of catching the shooter were remote at best.


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