A Florida man who allegedly opened fire on a driver who cut him and his friend off was arrested and charged with murder in connection with the October road rage incident, according to authorities.
Police said Brandon Singh, 20, was riding in the passenger seat of a vehicle in Kissimmee when he allegedly shot 41-year-old Clifford Tavares, WESH reported.
According to Osceola County Sheriff Marco Lopez, an investigation determined Tavares allegedly forced the vehicle driven by Singh's 17-year-old friend of the road. The teenager then chased down Tavares, and Singh allegedly shot him, Lopez said.
Tavares’ vehicle crashed into multiple other vehicles. The shooting victim was transported to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.
Singh faces charges of premeditated murder, and tampering with evidence.
The teenage driver of the vehicle Singh was in at the time of the deadly alleged confrontation may also be charged in connection with the case for selling the vehicle following the shooting, Sheriff Lopez said.
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