MAN CHARGED WITH SHOOTING GUN DURING ROAD RAGE INCIDENT

Chandler Williams

Alleged road rage led to shooting

The Union County Sheriff’s Office say they arrested Chandler Williams, 22, who is accused of pointing a gun at a driver and then firing a shot from the gun during a road rage incident in Monroe, NC.

Deputies say the incident happened on July 25th near the traffic circle at Wesley Chapel Road and Goldmine Road.  Chandler Williams, 22, was charged with assault by pointing a gun.

Chandler is accused of honking at a vehicle at a stop light on Wesley Chapel Road. The driver of the other vehicle made a hand gesture towards Chandler.

That’s when deputies say Chandler and the other vehicle followed each other until they got to the traffic circle at Wesley Chapel Road and Goldmine Road. 

Chandler allegedly passed the other vehicle and abruptly stopped in the road. Chandler then allegedly got out of his vehicle and pointed a handgun at the driver of the other vehicle.

Deputies say Chandler verbally threatened to kill the other driver, and then fired a shot from the handgun.

No injuries were reported, but deputies say crime scene investigators recovered the spent shell casing near the area where the shooting happened.

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