Elk Grove man arrested after brandishing a gun in road rage incident

Elk Grove man arrested after brandishing a gun in road rage incident

 

An Elk Grove man was arrested for brandishing a handgun during a road rage incident Tuesday morning.  Shortly after 11 am there was a near collision in the 10100 block of Franklin Blvd. The suspect got into a verbal altercation with the victim, then pulled out a handgun and challenged the victim to a fight.  The suspect left the scene. The victim was able to provide police with a vehicle description and license plate number.  Officers located the vehicle in the Walmart parking lot.  The victim identified the suspect and he was placed under citizen’s arrest.  A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of an airsoft gun. 18 year old Christian Alcala of Elk Grove was arrested and charged with PC 417.4

417.4.  Every person who, except in self-defense, draws or exhibits an imitation firearm, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 16700, in a threatening manner against another in such a way as to cause a reasonable person apprehension or fear of bodily harm is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in a county jail for a term of not less than 30 days

 

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