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Posted on: June 28, 2020

PV man arrested on multiple charges in reported road rage incident

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On Saturday, June 28, Prescott Valley Police officers arrested Prescott Valley resident Angel Mora, 26, on charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault with a weapon, drive-by shooting and drug possession after a shot was fired at a vehicle in the vacant Sam’s Club parking lot.

On Friday, June 26, at 8:56 p.m., Prescott Valley Police Department received a call of a shots fired. Officers responded to the parking lot area of the vacant Sam’s Club located at Highway 69 and Sun Dog Ranch Road where they contacted the victim.

The victim reported he was driving his 2019 red Chevrolet Camaro when he turned into the parking lot, at which time he felt a concussion on his vehicle. The victim got out of his vehicle and saw a hole in the lower panel of the driver’s door. He then noticed a dark colored low rider leaving the immediate area. The victim called 911 to report the incident. There was minor damage to the victim’s Camaro, and no one was injured.

On Saturday, June 27, a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle was located in the 3000 Block of Robin Drive in Prescott Valley. The driver of the vehicle was contacted and interviewed by detectives. A search of the home and vehicle were conducted uncovering ammunition and numerous types of drugs. The suspect admitted he shot at the other car during a road rage incident. Officers recovered handguns at the suspect’s friend’s house.

Officers subsequently arrested Mora and booked him into  Yavapai County Sheriff’s Detention Center.

Prescott Valley Police Chief Steven Roser encourages motorists to report any erratic or suspicious driving to law enforcement immediately, and to avoid being drawn into road rage incidents. Remember to fasten your seatbelts and obey all traffic laws.

Prescott Valley Police Department can be contacted at (928) 772-9267 for non-emergencies, 911 for emergencies. Yavapai County Silent witness is 1-800-932-3232.

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