A road rage incident in Texas left the victim and suspect both covered in white spray paint, according to authorities.
On Aug. 4, deputies responded to a call in Houston in regard to a road rage incident, Harris County Constable Precinct 4 Mark Herman said.
Once at the scene, police found both the suspect and the victim with their faces covered in white spray paint.
The victim, who was not identified, told police he was traveling northbound when a driver in front of him, later identified as 35-year-old David Winston, was distracted with his phone and kept swerving into other lanes.
The vehicles then got stopped by a red light, but the distracted driver then failed to progress when the light turned green so the victim beeped their horn at Winston.
Winston drove on, but he reportedly started throwing objects at the victim.
The vehicles then came to another stop and the two men got into an altercation. Winston allegedly got out of his vehicle and started spray painting the victim’s face and vehicle and broke out a back window, police said.
In retaliation, the suspect also spray painted Winston’s face, according to authorities.
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Winston was arrested and booked into the Harris County Jail, officials said.
He was charged with felony criminal mischief and his bond was set at $1,500, which he posted, according to authorities.
If convicted, Winston could be punished by up to several years in prison depending on the severity of the damage done.
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