Woman Nearly Ran Car Off The Interstate, Then Opened Fire On Victim, Police Say

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Source: MEGA; Memphis police

Aug. 12 2022, Published 11:05 a.m. ET

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A woman opened fire on another car during a road rage incident and now faces criminal charges, police said.

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This week, police in Memphis, Tennessee, said they arrested Yvonne Varnado, 33, in the alleged road rage incident. She was charged with attempted first-degree murder and released after posting $90,000 bond.

Around 8 a.m. on Aug. 3, police were told about an assault on I-240.

The victim said they were almost run off the road and into a wall by a woman driving a Kia Soul, according to police.

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The victim got a photo of the car as it passed.

As the victim passed a nearby road, he saw the woman with a handgun, police said. When the victim exited the interstate, he heard his windows shatter.

The victim then found a bullet in the car, police noted.

There was no word on what led to the alleged road rage dispute.


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