Police make arrest in violent road-rage incident
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded Friday evening to a reported shooting off of W. Ashley Street near Downtown Jacksonville.
Police arrested 45-year-old Stephen Merritt. Merritt was stopped by a K-9 unit after he reportedly shot at a cab, after the cab driver cut him off, according to investigators. Police say they recovered an .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol near the scene.
Merritt is charged with Aggravated Assault, Shooting Deadly Missiles, and Criminal Mischief.
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