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Mother teaching teen to drive shot in alleged road rage incident

Posted at 6:02 PM, Feb 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-13 18:02:42-05

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — A mother of four who was teaching her 15-year-old daughter to drive was shot on during an incident possibly triggered by road rage, reported KTNV.

The mother and daughter had some sort of incident with the unknown shooter, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

The driver followed the pair home, and the daughter was able to run ran into the house but the mother was shot in the head before she made it inside, police said, according to KTNV reports.

The mother remains in critical condition at the hospital, due to life-threatening injuries.

The daughter did not witness the shooting, according to the woman’s husband, Robert Meyers. He also told KTNV that the son shot at the suspect as they fled and may have hit the vehicle. He explained that there was an incident prior to the shooting where his someone had slammed on the brakes, and the alleged shooter had gotten out of the car and was walking over. That’s when the mother drove away with the daughter in the passenger seat, but they were followed home.

The family plans to offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspects. No arrests have been made, and police believe that the shooter did not know the mother or daughter.

Witnesses in the neighborhood say that the suspect or suspects fled in a small silver vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.