Aug 02, 2020
Man Charged In Connection With Alleged Shooting Following Road Rage Incident In Edgewood
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EDGEWOOD, Md. (WJZ) — An Anne Arundel County man was charged Saturday in connection with an alleged shooting following a road rage incident in Harford County.
MacKinley Carols Williams Jr., 38, of Glen Burnie, was charged with attempted first and second-degree murder and first and second-degree assault.
He is currently being held without bail.
MacKinley Carlos Williams, Jr., 38, with a Glen Burnie address, was charged in connection to road rage incident that led to a shooting in Edgewood on 7/26. Charges include; Attempted 1st and 2nd Degree Murder, 1st and 2nd Degree Assault. He is currently being held without bail. pic.twitter.com/OVZH0McvsS
— Harford Sheriff (@Harford_Sheriff) August 1, 2020
Harford County Sheriff’s deputies were called Sunday, July 26, to the area of Willoughby Beach Road and Oak Street in Edgewood for a report of a shooting.
When deputies arrived, they found a gray Honda Acura. According to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, the driver told deputies an unknown man shot at him following a road rage incident.
The victim suffered cuts and abrasions and was treated by medics at the scene for injuries unrelated to gunfire.
Through investigation, detectives determined the victim was traveling on Willoughby Beach Road when he was passed by two vehicles who allegedly began gesturing and taunting him.
The victim followed the two vehicles to Flying Point Park where a verbal altercation ensued, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.
The suspect allegedly challenged the victim to a fight and told the victim to follow him before driving away, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office said.
A short time later, the suspect allegedly rolled down the window of his vehicle and fired at the victim’s vehicle. The victim then fled the area, striking the suspect vehicle in the process.
Additional deputies dispatched to the scene of the shooting saw a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle near the intersection of Route 24 and Trimble Road.
Deputies unsuccessfully attempted to conduct a traffic stop of the suspect vehicle. It was later found abandoned in the 300 block of McCann Street.
A short time later, deputies responded to Flying Point Park for a report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was identified as the one involved in the incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 410-836-5442.
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Georgia deputy ‘ambushed,’ shot while responding to call; suspect in custody, sheriff says
A Georgia deputy was recovering Sunday from injuries to his face and arm after he was “ambushed” in his police cruiser and met with “numerous shotgun blasts,” authorities said.
Lamar County Deputy Justyn Weaver was responding to a call of a suspicious person just after 10 p.m. Saturday night in Milner, a city about 48 miles south of Atlanta, the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
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While Weaver was still in the cruiser, the sheriff's office said a suspect fired a shotgun multiple times into the vehicle, striking the deputy. The suspect then fled in a white pickup truck.
Weaver suffered injuries to his face and left arm. He was flown to an Atlanta hospital where he was continuing to recover Sunday, the statement said.
Weaver has served the county as a deputy for three years. (Lamar County Sheriff's Office)
“We ask that you continue to pray for Deputy Weaver and his family,” the sheriff’s office said.
Sheriff Brad White told FOX 5 Atlanta that Weaver was “doing well” and “in good spirits” when he visited the deputy at the hospital on Sunday.
The suspect, identified as 38-year-old Donald Chandler Gordy of Barnesville, was arrested later Saturday night in Alabama by the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office. He will be held in Alabama pending extradition to face aggravated assault charges in Lamar County.
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Weaver has served the county as a deputy for three years and recently received an award for saving a man’s life, the sheriff’s office said.