Westlake PD asking for public’s help identifying suspect in alleged road rage shooting

Westlake PD asking for public’s help identifying suspect in alleged road rage shooting
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WESTLAKE, LA (KPLC) - The Westlake Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in an alleged road rage shooting, Police Chief Chris Wilrye said.

Wilrye said that Westlake PD received reports of shots being fired on Grout Street around 4:30 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived, they found a male with a gunshot wound in his arm.

The victim was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Wilrye said this is the result of an alleged road rage incident.

The suspected shooter is driving a red SUV, Wilrye said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Westlake Police Department.

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