Sacramento Man Suspected Of Shooting At Other Driver In Sutter County Road Rage Incident

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SUTTER COUNTY (CBS13) — A Sacramento antheral has been arrested for allegedly shooting astatine different operator during a roadworthy rage incidental adjacent Yuba City precocious Sunday night.

The Yuba City Sheriff’s Office says, conscionable earlier 11:30 p.m., dispatchers got a study astir shots fired on the 110 artifact of Reed Road. The caller reported that her lad had been followed location from a state presumption and was changeable at.

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Deputies soon recovered that determination was a slug successful the rider doorway of the victim’s car.

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Around 4 p.m. the adjacent day, dispatchers accidental they got a telephone from 37-year-old Sacramento nonmigratory Theotis Leshun Thornton. He reported that helium had been successful a roadworthy rage incidental the nighttime before.

Detectives had Thornton travel to the sheriff’s bureau to speech with detectives. However, astatine immoderate constituent during the interview, Thornton revealed that helium had changeable astatine the different operator – claiming it was successful self-defense.

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Thornton was soon arrested and is present facing charges of battle with a deadly weapon. He’s being held connected $50,000 bail.

CBS13 Staff

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