Suspect sought for shooting at driver in Fontana road rage incident

FONTANA, Calif. (KABC) -- Authorities are looking for a suspect who fired shots at a motorist over what appears to be a road rage incident in Fontana.

Around 6:53 p.m. Monday, the victim stopped at a red light at the intersection of Citrus and Jurupa avenues. He ended up stopping behind the suspect, and for an unknown reason, the suspect's car began moving backward.

Fontana police Sgt. Kevin Goltara said the suspect's car ended up tapping the victim's bumper. The victim then drove around the suspect, and that's when the suspect began following him.

At some point, the suspect pulled up to the victim and they exchanged words, with the suspect challenging the victim to a fight. Authorities said the victim again drove away and the suspect opened fire, hitting the victim's car at least five times.

The victim wasn't harmed, but his car was riddled with five bullet holes, one coming within inches of his head on the front windshield. The victim fled the scene after the shooting to find a safe place to stop.

"He's very lucky. I know he's very fearful and scared from the incident," Goltara said.

The suspect is described a man in his 30s, weighing about 190 to 200 pounds, with a bushy black beard. He was driving a light blue newer model Cadillac, possibly a CTS model.

Anyone with more information was urged to call the Fontana Police Department or Detective Vestey at (909) 350-7717.
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