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Hatfield man charged in road rage incident, police say

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Mar 20 2014 07:43:31 PM CDT
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Jenny McCain/69 News

HILLTOWN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -

Hilltown Police say they have charged a man for waving a gun during a road rage incident on March 12th.

Christopher Gomez, 53, from the 3000 block of Penn Street in Hatfield, has been charged with simple assault and recklessly endangering another person, according to police.

Police said they were called to the Wawa on Tollgate Road shortly after 6:00 that evening. Police said the victim told investigators the driver of a gray pickup brandished a silver and black handgun during the incident, which occurred on Route 309 northbound near Souderton.

Richland Township police located the pickup a short time later, and a handgun like the one used in the incident was recovered from the vehicle. The victim positively identified Gomez as the driver involved in the incident.