The Latest: 911 calls portray frantic scene in a road-rage case

LITTLE ROCK, arkansas. – The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old boy in Little Rock (all times are local):

12:35 pm

Newly released 911 recordings show a chaotic scene, following what police describe as the road-rage killing of a 3-year-old boy in Little Rock.

The calls were released Tuesday to The Associated Press under an open records request to Little Rock police. In them, a woman can be heard wailing and screaming as onlookers call 911 seeking help for the child.

The police says the boy’s grandmother, Kim King-Macon, told the authorities that a man in a black Chevrolet Impala opened fire on her car at a stop sign Saturday. She said that she did not know that her grandson had been shot until she pulled into a shopping center, about 10 miles from where the shooting took place.

No arrests have been made, and authorities are offering a $40,000 reward in the case.


6:50 pm

The FBI has joined an investigation into the road-rage killing of a 3-year-old boy, who police say was fatally shot while driving in the backseat of his grandmother’s car in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The FBI also announced Monday that it is offering a $20,000 reward in the case. The city of Little Rock is also offering a $20,000 reward.

Authorities say the boy and his grandmother were on a shopping trip Saturday when a driver opened fire on the grandmother’s car after her at a stop sign. The child was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police say the shooting appears to be random and that the defendant drove in an old black Chevrolet Impala.

No arrests have been made.

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