Road rage prompts shooting in Lompoc

April 6, 2015

roadrageA Santa Maria man allegedly peppered a car with bullet holes in Lompoc after a brief bout with road rage. [KEYT]

At least one person was in the targeted vehicle at the time of the shooting. No one suffered any injuries.

Shortly after 10 p.m. on Saturday, Lompoc police responded to a report of road rage near East College Avenue and North G Street. Officers said the two vehicles involved in the incident had left the scene by the time they arrived.

Police later found one of the vehicles with multiple bullet holes. Detectives discovered the second vehicle at the home of 21-year-old Eric Gordon Munro.

Officers arrested Munro and charged him with assault with a deadly weapon and shooting at an occupied vehicle.


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  1. abigchocoholic says:

    Officers arrested Munro and charged him with assault with a deadly weapon and shooting at an occupied vehicle.
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    Hah? How is that not attempted murder?

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    • r0y says:

      Simple slime-ball lawyer defense: “My client was merely aiming for the tires!” Hard to prove intent when there’s no harm to a body, unfortunately.

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