The Washington State Patrol Criminal Investigation Division is seeking witnesses to a road rage incident that resulted in the driver of a vehicle being shot.
This incident occurred on June 20, 2020, at approximately 3:40 PM southbound SR 167 somewhere between SR 18 and Meridian (SR 161) in Puyallup. The suspect vehicle was described as a 2004 Toyota Camry with dark tinted windows, stock silver hubcaps, and a dent on the rear bumper.
The Toyota was first seen weaving through traffic at high speeds southbound SR 167 near SR 18 then proceeded to tailgate a red Chevrolet pickup in the HOV lane. The two vehicles reached speeds of 80 to 90 mph continuing south on SR 167 until they reached Meridian at which time the passenger in the Toyota fired one shot at the female driver of the red Chevrolet pickup. Following the shooting, the Toyota turned right on Meridian then right onto Valley Ave NE. Thankfully the driver of the pickup was only grazed by the bullet and was treated and released from the hospital.
Below are pictures of the actual vehicles involved in this incident.
Washington State Patrol detectives are seeking anyone that may have witnessed this incident or has information that will assist in identifying the Toyota to email Detective Ford at [email protected].
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