Man pulls gun during South Jersey road rage incident

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Police lights during police investigation.
Police lights during police investigation.

Detectives in Galloway Township investigated a reported road rage incident Thursday afternoon. That investigation led to two arrests and the seizure of a loaded 9mm handgun used during the road rage incident.

According to police, at approximately 3:10 pm on Wednesday, officers responded to the 100 block of Liberty Ct. following a report of a road rage incident involving a firearm.

In an apparent road rage incident, two males, one black and one white approached the victims.

Police did not say what led to the escalation of the incident.

A male was brandishing a handgun and making threatening statements. In response to a quick police response and subsequent investigation, the vehicle was located and the suspects, identified as Kalief Lyons and Matthew Lynch, both of Galloway Township, were arrested.

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The investigation led to the recovery of a Springfield XD 9mm handgun.

Both Lyons and Lynch were charged with possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of a high capacity magazine, possession of hollow point ammunition, as well as possession of crack cocaine and heroin. Lyons was also charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and making terroristic threats.