Transcript for Road Rage in Florida
In florida this evening, police have launched a massive search for a gunman that shot and killed a gunman. That driver had just called 911 moments earlier, telling dispatchers, he was worried about the driver behind him. Tonight, investigators asking, is this yet another case of road rage taken to deadly extremes? Here's abc's linzie janis. Reporter: Florida police say they are searching for a man who shot and killed another driver in an apparent case of road rage. Moments after it happened, officers seen here carefully approach the victim's car, worried the shooter is still at the scene. What they found was an unarmed man, shot to death in his car. Dispatchers heard it unfold, when the victim, 47-year-old fred williams turner jr., Seen here in his wedding photo, made a frantic 911 call, saying he was being followed after leaving a nearby store. They actually heard the shooting, there were a series of shots. Reporter: It's a growing threat. According to the latest u.S. Department of transportation data, there have been more than 1,000 deaths related to road rage since 2007. You don't know whether or not they have weapons in their cars, you don't know what people might be going through in their personal lives. Reporter: On this north carolina road, a driver is confronting a group of young people who just cut him off. He even fires off a warning shot. And in california, this marine lost it after a 19-year-old driver got too close to his car. Tonight, florida police are trying to find out what made this latest case of alleged road rage turn deadly. Psychologists we spoke to say if you ever find yourself the target of road rage, do not engage. David, they say, lock your doors and definitely don't drive home because you don't want this person knowing where you live. That's a horrible case. Linzie, thank you. We're going to turn overseas
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