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Driver pulls gun during road rage incident, police say

Road rage incident involves gun

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. - A road rage incident took a frightening turn Saturday in Upper Macungie Township.

According to police, the driver of a black Nissan Murano pointed a black pistol at a car next to it on Route 222 around noon.

The two victims told police that the Nissan Murano began tailgating them in the area of Grim Road.

"While traveling on  Rt. 222 the victims pointed to the speed limit sign," Upper Macungie police wrote in a press release.

When the two cars came to the traffic light at Millcreek Road, the Nissan Murano driver -- identified as Kleiner Piron Rodriquez of Sinking Spring, Berks County -- pulled up next to the victims and pointed a gun at them.

Once the traffic light changed, both vehicles drove off.

The victims named a suspect to police.

The incident remains under investigation.

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