Police investigating road rage shooting in Randolph

Police investigating road rage shooting in Randolph
Randolph Police are investigating an apparent road rage incident after two people were shot while driving Friday night. They're working to identify the make and model of the suspect's vehicle pictured. (COURTESY RANDOLPH POLICE DEPARTMENT)

RANDOLPH, Mass. — Randolph Police are investigating an apparent road rage incident after two people were shot Friday night while driving in Randolph, according to Police Chief William Pace.

Around 11:15 p.m., Randolph Police responded to the area of 59 Pleasant Street for a report of a shooting. Officers found a 26-year-old man had been shot in his shoulder and his 60-year-old mother had been shot in the arm.

The man was brought to a Boston area hospital and the woman to a Brockton hospital, Pace said. Both have non life-threatening injuries.

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The victims told police that the suspect’s vehicle was driving erratically on Route 28 Southbound passing other cars, police said. The suspect’s vehicle ended up behind the victims’ vehicle and followed them from North Main Street onto Pleasant Street, police said. The suspect then passed the victims’ car and fired four to seven shots from the passenger’s side before speeding off, police said.

The shooting is under investigation. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information about the incident is asked to call the Randolph Police Department at 781-963-1212.