Authorities stated Thursday they’ve arrested a Hayward man in reference to a road-rage capturing final yr in Santa Cruz County that injured two folks, together with a 3-year-old little one.
Raphael Shakur Abduh-Salam, aka “Abdul-Salam”, was recognized because the suspect within the Might 2023 capturing on Freeway 1 north of Freedom Boulevard in Aptos, the California Freeway Patrol and Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Workplace stated.
The suspect was driving erratically on Freeway 1 and a collision occurred about 8:40 p.m. between his automobile and one other car, authorities stated.
Each automobiles exited the freeway at Freedom Boulevard, the place the suspect allegedly “turned his automobile round and fired a number of rounds on the sufferer earlier than fleeing the scene,” in line with the sheriff’s workplace.
There have been 5 members of the family inside the opposite automobile and gunfire and shrapnel injured two — a person and a 3-year-old little one. Each victims had been hospitalized and launched.
The CHP and Santa Cruz sheriff’s investigators labored to trace down the suspect and ultimately served search warrants on Nov. 14.
Abduh-Salam was taken into custody and booked on suspicion of tried homicide and little one endangerment amongst different offenses.