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Milwaukee Police arrest suspect in deadly road rage incident at 51st and Capitol

Posted at 10:22 AM, Sep 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-02 13:41:18-04

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department has arrested a suspect in the deadly road rage incident that took place Friday night.

Investigators say that two vehicles collided near N. 51st Street and W. Capitol Drive about 5:15 p.m. Friday.

The passenger of the vehicle that was hit got out and confronted the driver of the striking vehicle. Words were exchanged and the driving of the striking vehicle pulled out a firearm and shot the passenger, according to police.

Witnesses transported a 46-year-old female to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident. If you have any information, click here to send a tip to police.