4-year-old shot in road rage incident

Three people have been arrested connection with the shooting of 4-year-old boy in an apparent road rage incident in Kansas.

Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says the boy was shot in the stomach about 4:55 p.m. Wednesday and was listed in stable condition.

The boy was one of six children inside a blue Chevy Tahoe SUV along with a man, his wife and his sister.

Police say that 21-year-old Ramonyka Smith was driving the silver Ford Mustang.  Both cars had pulled over and the two men in the Mustang got out.  Police say that 19-year-old Tylin Atkinson fired two shots into the Tahoe. The Mustang took off after the shooting but was later stopped.

Police say that the people in the two cars did not know each other and they are unclear what started the road rage incident.  Police were looking through video camera footage from the area for more evidence.

Police said Thursday that Smith and Atkinson are in custody on weapons charges.  The third male in the car, 21-year-old Travon Coleman, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Ramsay says there are, on average, two to three road rage incidents involving a gun every week in Wichita.  He says it is best to call 911 in those situations and not pull over.

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