Shots fired at teens in road rage incident near Mauldin High, police say

MAULDIN, S.C. (WSPA) – Police have arrested a woman after an apparent road rage shooting and crash on Friday morning.

It happened near Mauldin High School as students were headed to school.

Police say two teens were in one vehicle when a woman in another vehicle fired 3 shots at them from a small-caliber handgun.

Mauldin Police say they have arrested 22-year-old Amber Micole Reese and she is charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime.

Officers say she was arrested on Ridge Road in Greenville with the help of the Greenville Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators found shell casing near East Butler Rd. The road was shutdown for 30 minutes, but is now reopened.

The boys were in a wreck and ran from the car and hid when they heard the shots being fired.

Police say the woman who fired the shots was a passenger in a vehicle that another woman was driving.

Both women left the scene and Mauldin police are still searching for them as of 11:30 a.m.

Neither of the teens were hurt during the shooting or crash.

Police believe it’s an isolated incident and say there’s no danger to the public.

Mauldin High, Mauldin Elementary, Mauldin Middle, Golden Strip Career Center and Greenbrier Elementary were on a partial lock down this morning following the road rage incident, a spokeswoman for Greenville County Schools said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Padgett at 864-289-8900 or Crime Stoppers at 23-CRIME.


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