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19-year-old accused of shooting at car carrying 1-year-old in Hazelwood

A 19-year-old was charged Tuesday after a road rage incident led to shots fired in Hazelwood.
Published: May. 24, 2022 at 12:19 PM CDT|Updated: May. 24, 2022 at 2:20 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A 19-year-old was charged Tuesday after a road rage incident led to shots fired in Hazelwood.

Statements show on May 19, the victim and his 1-year-old daughter were traveling north on Howdershell Rd. near Dunn Rd. when a Dodge Charger drove past them on the left side. He saw the front seat passenger allegedly holding her middle finger out the window and heard several gunshots that supposedly shattered his back window.

Police discovered four .223 caliber shell casings and saw bullet holes in the victim’s car. They were able to link the Dodge Charger to the shooting, and the suspect was in the rear passenger seat.

Police found and arrested Antwon Porter, 19, Monday at his job. He admitted to the shooting and was charged with two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a gun.

Porter is being held on a $250,000 bond.