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Man Arrested After 7-Year-Old Girl Shot In Dallas Road Rage Incident

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A child is recovering from a gunshot wound after a violent road rage incident Dallas Police said was started by the the man whose vehicle she was a passenger in.

Dallas Police arrested Jaceob Soto, 27 after the shooting in the 3500 block of Julius Schepps Fwy shortly before 9:00 p.m. Friday.

Soto told police while he was driving his Chevy Tahoe on Northwest Hwy, he became involved in a road rage incident with the a driver of a silver Ford Mustang.

Jaceob Soto
Jaceob Soto

Police said Soto, driving with a child in his SUV, fired his gun at the silver Mustang. The driver of the Mustang, who also had a weapon, told police he was in fear for his life and fired his gun at Soto's vehicle, striking the child.

She was rushed to Children's Hospital with non-life threatening injures.

Soto was charged with aggravated assault.

An injury to a child offense will go before the grand jury against the driver of the silver Mustang.

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