Woman avoided death after honking at a driver who fired shots

Columbus, Ohio – After honking her horn at another vehicle in Columbus, a woman came dangerously close to being struck by a bullet.

According to a press statement from the Columbus Division of Police, officers were sent to the 2800 block of Fred Taylor Drive at around one in the afternoon on Monday after receiving reports that a car had been shot while traveling west on Interstate 670.

It has been reported that the female victim, who is 30 years old, informed the police that a navy blue Dodge Caravan that was driving beside her attempted to change lanes when she was going near the exit at Third and High streets. According to the police report, the woman honked her horn to signal to the motorist that there was insufficient space to change lanes.

According to the news release, the passenger side windows of the Dodge Caravan were said to have rolled down, and a single bullet impacted the victim’s vehicle on the rear driver’s side of the vehicle. According to the authorities, the bullet passed through the woman’s backseat and got stuck in the front passenger seat of the vehicle.

According to the police, the victim told them that the Dodge Caravan, which she stated had handicapped plates, continued driving toward the exit at Third and High streets.

Anyone who may have information on the shooting is urged to call the Felony Assault Unit of the Columbus Police Department at 614-645-4189 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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