Road rage arrest in Madison

Road rage arrest in Madison


MADISON — A Brandon woman remains in custody after she was arrested here and charged in connection with firing a gun during a road rage incident Monday morning on the I-55 southbound exit ramp at Highway 463.

The woman, Deemmareld Charlae Blackmore, 25, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, according to Madison Police Lt. Micah Taylor.

Officers from the Madison Police Department responded to a call regarding a possible road rage incident at 8:07 a.m. on Monday, March 25, Taylor said. 

Upon arrival, officers discovered that a female driver had been exiting Interstate 55 when her vehicle was shot at by another motorist.

Responding officers quickly gathered information about the incident, including descriptions of the vehicle and the suspect, according to Taylor. Shortly afterward, an officer located a vehicle matching the description near Highway 463 and Post Oak Road. 

Blackmore was apprehended, and a firearm was recovered at the scene, Taylor said.

“Fortunately, the victim of the incident did not sustain any injuries, although her vehicle did suffer damage from the gunfire,” Taylor said. “The exact motive behind the incident is still under investigation.”

Blackmore has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection to the incident. 

Blackmore remains in jail on a $2.5 million bond.

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