4-year-old girl among 3 shot in NC road rage shooting, authorities say

GRANVILLE COUNTY, N.C. — A 4-year-old girl was among three people injured by gunfire during a road rage incident that erupted into shooting between two motorists.

WTVD reported that both drivers have claimed self-defense. The gun violence occurred Saturday in Granville County.

Both cars were driven by men. They had girlfriends and daughters as passengers.

According to WTVD, the men pulled into a parking lot and exchanged heated words before opening fire on each other. The exact nature of the dispute is unclear.

The report said one driver was shot in the neck and his young daughter was shot in the leg. The other motorist was shot in the hand.

The condition of the child and the two men was not immediately clear.

Investigators are reviewing video from security cameras at a grocery store’s parking lot where some kind of dispute apparently escalated.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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