Teen Girl Shot In Apparent Road Rage Incident On I-495 In Merrimac

MERRIMAC (CBS) – A 16-year-old girl from Maine was shot during an apparent road rage incident on I-495 northbound in Merrimac on Sunday.

At around 12:15 p.m., the girl was shot in the upper arm by the passenger of another vehicle. She was transported to Anna Jacques Hospital in Newburyport with non-life threatening injuries. No one else was hurt.

Authorities are looking for a white Honda Accord with tinted windows and red, white and blue license plates. The car was driven by a white female with sunglasses. Her passenger, the alleged gunman, was described as a light-skinned black or Hispanic male with short hair, a gray t-shirt and sunglasses.

Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident. They said traffic at the time of the shooting was heavy.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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