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Gun Discharged During Road Rage Incident in West Hartford: Police

NBC Connecticut

Two people were arrested after a gun was fired during a road rage incident in West Hartford Monday night, according to police.

Officials said the incident happened in the area of 1445 New Britain Ave. at approximately 9:05 p.m.

The subjects were involved in a road rage incident just before coming to a stop on New Britain Avenue and it was at that point that a single gunshot was fired, police said.

The vehicles then took off and got on I-84 East where state police were able to stop them.

Police arrested 34-year-old Brandon Bottom, of Ozark, Arkansas and 26-year-old Drew Newman, of Lakeland, Florida.

Both men are facing multiple weapons charges. They were scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

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