Longmont police arrest one in road rage incident

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Aug. 6—Longmont police arrested a driver who reportedly pointed a gun at another driver after a road rage incident.

According to a news release, Longmont dispatchers received a call at 8:30 a.m. Thursday from a driver who said a man in another vehicle was pointing a gun at him.

The caller drove to the Longmont Police Department, 225 Kimbark St., and several officers responded to the front parking lot and said they could see the suspect with a gun pointing the weapon into the other car.

Officers confronted the suspect, and he immediately dropped the gun. He was arrested without further incident.

The suspect, a 60-year-old Longmont man, accused the other vehicle of erratic driving and said he pointed the gun at them to scare them and change their driving behavior.

The man admitted the gun was loaded, but said he never put his finger on the trigger.

He is facing charges of felony menacing and harassment.