The man suspected of shooting and killing a three-year-old boy in a road rage incident in Little Rock, Arkansas has been placed under arrest after surrendering to police.
Gregory Holmes, 33, has been charged with capital murder and is also facing two counts of “carrying out a terroristic act” for shooting the boy after allegedly becoming enraged when his grandmother did not move fast enough after braking for a stop sign, Fox News reported.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Harris announced Thursday night that Holmes surrendered to police, and was booked into the Pulaski County Jail following the death of Acen King on Dec. 17.
The child’s grandmother, Kim Macon-King, 47, told police that she was waiting to make a turn when a black Chevrolet Impala pulled up behind her, according to a police report.
The driver of the Impala honked, and she honked back. Holmes then got out his car, approached Macon-King’s vehicle and fired one shot into the vehicle, hitting the young boy.
The toddler was taken to Arkansas Children’s Hospital where he died from his injuries later that night.
Police Lt. Steve McClanahan said investigators believe the boy and his grandmother “were completely innocent” and that Macon-King was simply “driving the car and was taking her grandson shopping when the incident occurred.”
After this killing gained national attention, a $40,000 reward was put up for information leading to Holmes’ arrest.
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