Deputies: Motorcyclist shoots at driver in road rage incident in north Harris County

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Deputies are investigating after a motorcyclist shot at a driver during a road rage incident Wednesday morning, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred in the 16400 block of the North Freeway and N. Vista Dr. shortly before 10 a.m.

According to HCSO, the motorcyclist and the vehicle were both trying to merge onto I-45 from the beltway at the same time, when some sort of incident occurred.

That is when, according to deputies, the motorcyclist pulled out a gun and opened fire. The rider then lost control of the bike and crashed, sustaining injuries.

The driver of the sedan pulled off the highway and immediately called 911.

Deputies said the driver was not injured, but there are visible bullet holes in the vehicle.

The motorcyclist faces possible aggravated assault charges.