Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 17-029

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 30, 2017
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    Road Rage Suspect Arrested

    The arrestee drove up next to the victims' vehicle and pointed a 12-gauge shotgun in the direction of the victims.
    • Saturday
    • January 28, 2017
    • Time: 6:30 PM
    • Veteran's Expressway

    Arrested:


    Alexander King
    DOB: 07/19/92
    5108 Ellendale Ave.
    Tampa, FL

    Charges: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Firearm (x4)

    Details:

    On January 28, 2017 at approximately 6:30 p.m., the victims and arrestee were traveling in separate vehicles, southbound on the Veterans Expressway, north of Ehrlich Rd. The victims' vehicle allegedly came into the lane of travel in which the arrestee was driving. The arrestee then drove up next to the victims' vehicle and pointed a 12-gauge shotgun in the direction of the victims. The victims were in fear for their lives and the lives of their two children who were in the backseat of the vehicle (two-year-old male and two-week-old male). A tag and vehicle description were obtained by the victims. Deputies responded to the residence of the registered owner and were able to make contact with the arrestee and take him into custody. The arrestee admitted to the offense post Miranda. The arrestee's shotgun was recovered at his residence.
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