MPD identify shooting victim in road rage incident

(image: MGN){ }MPD identify shooting victim in road rage incident

Traffic was reduced to one lane and backed up on I-10 at Rangeline Rd. exit the night of Sunday November 5 as MPD investigated a report of one male shot in the area.

The victim of the shooting has been identified by MPD as Timothy Pinckard.

According to a spokesperson from the department at approximately 5:10 PM on Nov. 5, one man was shot on I-10 east bound near the Riviere Du Chien overpass.

Pinckard was transported to the hospital, where he later died due to his injuries.

The altercation caused eastbound I-10 around the Rangeline Rd. exit to shut down to one lane for over two hours.

Police have not released the name of the suspect.

MPD says this is the 38th homicide of the year.