Monday, August 18, 2014

35-year-old Milwaukee Motorcyclist Shot At Vehicle Over Road Rage On U.S. South Hwy 41

James L. Norman

Automatic weapon recovered by Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office along U.S. South Highway 41 on the Miller Parkway interchange.

By H. Nelson Goodson
August 18, 2014

West Allis, WI - On Monday, the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) and Milwaukee Police responded to a road rage shooting on southbound U.S. Highway 41 ust before 7:30 a.m. involving a motorcyclist and a vehicle. The Sheriff's office says, James L. Norman, 35, who was driving a motorcycle had fired a gunshot at a driver going southbound on U.S. Highway 41. The gunshot went through the passengers side window and exited on the driver's window slightly missing the vehicle driver.
Norman who has a criminal history, then proceeded south and crashed into a median guard wall at the Miller Parkway interchange. He then discarded the weapon. Police and Sheriff's deputies took him into custody. Norman was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of slight injuries. He became combative with arresting officers while in a squad car.
A blood test was taken to determine alcohol content on his blood.
He is facing attempted homicide, a felon with a weapon and possible DUI charges, according to the MCSO.
The road rage shooting incident happened after a vehicle and motorcycle attempted to enter the highway and both drivers were trying to enter first when the incident was sparked.

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