Man arrested after road rage incident involving a gun

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TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – One man was arrested after a road rage incident spanning several counties. Indiana State Police said a report came in just before 10:30 Friday night of a man in a car on I-65 pointing a gun at another driver on the road.

The incident happened two miles north of the U.S. 231 exit in Jasper County. Police say Trooper Ben Rector of the Indiana State Police Lafayette Post saw the suspect vehicle driving southbound on I-65 in Tippecanoe County.

The driver, 69-year-old Gerald W. Winston, of Indianapolis, was arrested without incident. Winston was preliminarily charged with criminal recklessness with a handgun and pointing a firearm at another person. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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