Man allegedly pulls out a gun during “road rage” incident

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 9:19pm

At approximately 2:30pm. Monday afternoon, El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputies were called out to I-10 east near Vinton, because a man allegedly pulled out a gun.

Jimmy Orozco told deputies he was the victim of “road rage”. He said that he was driving on I-10 east near Vado, New Mexico where he passed James Knox, 56. Orozco said Knox became upset and began harassing him on the interstate. During the incident, Orozco told deputies Knox displayed a handgun and pointed it at him.

When deputies caught up with Knox they said they found a black handgun underneath the driver’s seat.
Knox was arrested for unlawful carrying of a weapon.

Deputies said they referred Orozco to the New Mexico State Police to file charges on Knox for allegedly pointing the gun at him.


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