Convenience store brawl leads to road rage, shooting and car crash in Stoughton, police say
Anyone with video evidence or other information is encouraged to contact Stoughton Police at 781-344-2424.
What started as an altercation at a 7-Eleven in Canton was quickly followed by road rage, resulting in one person being shot and several others injured in a car crash in Stoughton on Wednesday night, police say.
Initial investigation indicates the incident occurred just after 9 p.m., beginning with an argument inside the convenience store and continuing on the road involving two different cars, a black sedan and a white Cadillac, the official said. Stoughton Deputy Chief of Police Brian Holmes at a press conference. Thursday morning conference.
“There was a road rage incident that followed the argument,” Holmes said, noting that the two parties, who did not know each other, drove erratically in their cars.
About seven minutes after the wrecker’s argument, a man in one of the cars fired a gun, causing a car crash between the car that was hit and a third vehicle – a truck, whose driver was not was not involved in the previous dispute, Holmes explained.
The man who fired was not injured in the crash, which happened at the intersection of Plain Street and West Street, police said.
One person suffered minor injuries from the gunshot and was taken to an area hospital, but has since been released.
Holmes said all parties involved in the crash were taken to area hospitals and have since been discharged as well. Although all parties involved have been identified, police say they have yet to make any arrests.
Police are still trying to determine exactly where the shooting took place, but confirmed it did not happen in Canton, but rather while both parties were driving in Stoughton.
The case is still ongoing. Anyone with video evidence or other information is encouraged to contact Stoughton Police at 781-344-2424.
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