Madison police investigate report of road rage incident involving handgun

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MADISON, Wis. — Police are investigating a report of a man who showed a handgun to another driver after a road rage incident Monday night.

Officials said the incident started on the Beltline near Stoughton Road just after 7:30 p.m.

A 24-year-old woman told police the suspect drove aggressively and followed her as she neared the Whitney Way exit, according to the incident report.

The victim said the man displayed a handgun as she left the highway, though the suspect kept driving westbound on the Beltline.

The woman told police the suspect was a Black man with a bald head who was driving a white “newer” Chevrolet Malibu. Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect is encouraged to call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.