SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A 22-year-old Sarasota man is charged with shooting another driver after a road rage incident Monday night. Christian Gunter was driving a motorcycle south on US 41, south of Bee Ridge Road, when he became involved in a confrontation with a 59-year-old man, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said.
The 59-year-old was driving a Ford Taurus. The two men pulled over and engaged in a physical fight, deputies said. Gunter shot the victim around 6:15 p.m., deputies added.
The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
Gunter is charged with aggravated battery with a firearm.