Boy, 4, Shot in Head After Mom Honks at Car

Apparent road rage incident leaves him in serious condition
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 7, 2017 3:06 PM CDT

A mother's honk at a car blocking the road turned tragic in Cleveland early Monday, when her 4-year-old son was shot in the head by the other driver in an apparent road rage incident. Police say the mother was driving her son as well as her 7-year-old daughter when she passed the other car after waiting five to eight minutes; that driver allegedly followed her onto the freeway and shot at her car around midnight, WKYC reports. The boy was conscious and breathing when he was taken to the hospital, and preliminary info indicates the bullet did not penetrate his brain, ABC News reports. The 7-year-old suffered minor scratches from shattered glass. Police are looking for two black men who were driving a 4-door white Pontiac with tinted windows. (Read more road rage stories.)

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