Driver fires gun during road rage incident on US 290 near Dripping Springs

Similar Jeep used in road rage on US 290. (Hays County Sheriff's Office)
Similar Jeep used in road rage on US 290. (Hays County Sheriff's Office)

HAYS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Authorities in Hays County are searching for a driver who they say pulled a gun on another driver during a road rage incident along US 290 east of Dripping Springs last week.

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, just before 9 a.m., deputies with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to a road rage incident near US 290 and Canyonwood Drive, which is about 4 miles east of Dripping Springs. During the altercation, the victim said the suspect, who was driving a red Jeep Liberty or Renegade, pulled out a gun and then discharged it.

The victim said the suspect’s vehicle had a child’s car seat in it and had a sticker of a turtle on the back window. He is described as a white man with blonde or reddish hair and he had facial hair.

The suspect vehicle was last seen traveling east on US 290 into Travis County. Anyone with information should call (512) 393‐7814 or email at or you may contact the Hays County Crime Stoppers at 1‐800‐324‐TIPS (8477). provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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