Man Fires Flare Gun at Driver's Face in Bowie Road Rage Attack: Police

At the end of an argument, police believe the suspect pulled out a flare gun and shot the victim in the face

Bowie City Police

Police are searching for a man who was caught on surveillance video firing a flare gun at another man’s face Saturday in a road rage incident in Bowie. 

Officers were called to the 1500 block of Excelsior Drive in Bowie Town Center at about 11 a.m. for reports of a shooting. An investigation found there was a road rage incident near the corner of Highbridge Road and Annapolis Road, Bowie police said. 

The suspect then allegedly followed the victim to the 1500 block of Excelsior Drive, where they both got out of their vehicles and there was a confrontation.

Bowie City Police shared these pictures to try to catch a man who fired a flare gun at another man's face on Jan. 1, 2022.

At the end of the argument, the suspect pulled out a flare gun and shot the victim in the face, police said.

The victim suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.

The vehicle he was driving was described as a white Ford pickup with a white cap on the bed.

The man is wanted for first-degree assault.

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