April 16, 2024


Photograph credit score: Alexander Nguyen

A 24-year-old man was behind bars Friday on suspicion of opening fireplace on a pair of motorcyclists final fall throughout a rolling road-rage confrontation on Interstate 5 in Oceanside, narrowly lacking the riders however damaging one in every of their bikes.

Brightwel Ojahngoe of Oceanside was arrested Wednesday in reference to the Nov. 24 freeway capturing close to Mission Avenue, in line with the California Freeway Patrol.

Ojahngoe and the victims had been heading north about 9:15 p.m. that day when the suspect allegedly opened fireplace on them with a handgun, CHP public affairs officer Hunter Gerber mentioned.

Although a spherical struck one of many bikes, the riders escaped harm. Following the capturing, they rode to a protected location and alerted the Freeway Patrol to what had occurred.

CHP investigators recognized Ojahngoe because the suspected shooter following a “thorough investigation,” Gerber mentioned. The day after the suspect’s arrest, investigators seized the firearm believed to have been used within the crime.

Ojahngoe was booked into county jail in Vista on suspicion of capturing a gun at occupied automobiles and illegally carrying a loaded firearm in a public place.

–Metropolis Information Service