On October 17 there was an alarming road rage incident that transpired on I-84 near milepost 25, and it has prompted a thorough investigation by Caldwell Police Detectives.

According to a recent press release from the Caldwell Police Department, a family found themselves entangled in a dangerous confrontation with occupants of a maroon pickup truck. Victims mentioned there was a heated exchange that escalated when the occupants of the maroon truck resorted to firing rounds at their vehicle, resulting in significant damage.

Fortunately, no injuries were reported as a result of the gunfire, and the victims managed to escape safely. The vehicle is described as a maroon Chevy or GMC pickup truck with a matching camper shell on it. Notably, the truck had an Idaho Wildlife plate with an elk image, along with a partial plate reading "OUV" or "0UV."

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The Caldwell Police Department has initiated an investigation into the matter, appealing to the public for any relevant information or sightings of a vehicle resembling the above description. Individuals are encouraged to contact the police department at 208-343-COPS or reach out to non-emergency dispatch at 208-454-7531.

*Please refrain from approaching any suspect or their vehicle.

In light of this incident, police officials have responded with the following: "Caldwell Police also want to remind drivers that if they are the victim of a road rage incident, never confront an aggressive driver. If you believe the road rage poses a danger to you or other drivers, or you feel your life is in danger, call 911."

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