INDIANAPOLIS- Tuesday at 9:15 a.m., Indiana State Police Dispatchers received a 911 call about alleged shots being fired from one vehicle at another vehicle on I-65 near Washington Street in Indianapolis.
The incident involved the driver of a gray or silver Ram pickup Truck firing a shot at a Jeep Patriot during a road rage encounter. Troopers were able to locate the suspect vehicle a short time later near Holt Road and I-70 and the driver was detained.
Indiana State Police Detectives were called to the scene and preliminary investigation led them to believe, 33-year-old Justin McGuire of Greenfield, was driving the Ram pickup and became engaged in road rage.
During the incident, McGuire allegedly fired at least one shot at the Jeep striking the Jeep that was occupied by an adult driver and two children. The driver of the Jeep drove to a safe location and immediately notified the police.
As a result of the investigation, Justin McGuire was arrested at the Indiana State Police Post in Indianapolis Tuesday night, he faces the preliminary charges of three counts of criminal recklessness.
This interstate shooting investigation marks the 61st shooting incident for Troopers at the Indianapolis Post on Indianapolis area interstates. Last year we investigated a total of 65 interstate shootings in the Indianapolis area.