Man accused of shooting at car in road rage incident on Interstate 25

Michael McGinnis Colorado Springs Police Department

A man is facing attempted murder charges after he shot at another car during a road rage incident on Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs Friday afternoon, according to police. 

Police said it happened around 3:45 p.m. A Fountain police officer was headed southbound on Interstate 25 near the Garden of the Gods exit when the victims flagged him down. The victims told the officer there had been a road rage incident, and the suspect had shot at their car. As they were talking, the suspect car drove by. The officer followed the car and pulled it over. 

The driver, 34-year-old Michael McGinnis, was arrested, according to police. Police said they found several guns in his car.

Police said the victims’ car was damaged by the shots, but neither of the people inside was injured. 

McGinnis is charged with attempted murder and reckless endangerment. 

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