On June 25, a motorcyclist named JaDerek Gray was shot and murdered in a road rage incident. According to reports, an SUV driver shot JaDerek Gray numerous times in “self-defense” after Gray threatened him with a gun.
Gray died later in the hospital, and the gunman will not face charges. Last Friday on the I-35 highway in Fort Worth, the terrible series of events began when the motorcyclist, 19-year-old JaDerek Gray, was weaving his way between rows of vehicles, an unlawful practice known as “lane-splitting,” according to Fox4.
He was 19 years old.
Motorcyclist JaDerek Gray Shot Dead Full Details
Gray, a resident of Bedford, Tarrant County, was only 19 years old at the time of his death. He graduated from Arlington High School in September 2020, however it is unknown if he attended college.
Gray’s Facebook page does not include any information on his education or employment. Gray had a passion for cars, according to his Facebook profile, and frequently posted pictures of them.
He also had a green motorcycle that he was riding on the day he was killed. Gray intended to join the Air Force, according to an obituary on Dignity Memorial. Aside from the incident that led to Gray’s death on June 25, little more is known about him. Gray was traveling in between lanes on northbound Interstate 35 when the SUV began to shift lanes, according to reports.
According to reports, the vehicle failed to notice Gray and nearly collided with him. Gray was able to maneuver around the SUV and get ahead of it. He then blocked traffic by parking his bike in the middle of the road.
Gray then allegedly pulled out a revolver and began walking towards the unidentified SUV driver, according to police. Gray was asked to put his rifle down by the driver, who said there were children in the car.
When he didn’t comply and continued to approach the vehicle, the driver pulled out his revolver and fired multiple shots at Grey. Isel Valenzuela, an eyewitness, told CBS Local, “I was only about three cars behind where it happened.”
Isel, who had a trauma kit in his car, got out and attempted to assist Gray, who was requesting assistance from other drivers. Isel said, “The guy was in pain. Saying oh it hurts. I need to breathe,”
After the SUV driver dialed 911, police and paramedics arrived three minutes later. Gray was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The event was examined by police, who even interviewed the SUV driver.
According to sources, no charges have been filed and the case has been closed as “self-defense.”
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