LAS VEGAS — An arrest has been made in a Las Vegas road rage shooting that occurred on Dec. 23.
Brittanie Merritt-Durwell, 21, was arrested on Dec. 30 at a Burger King on West Tropicana Ave.
She allegedly shot a man in the neck after the car he was driving prevented her from being able to change lanes near the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Harmon Avenue.
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After the shooting, she fled the scene.
Witnesses were able to provide a description of the shooter and the car to police.
She was described as a heavy-set black female and witnesses also provided police with the Arizona state license plate number of the car she was in.
According to News 3, Merritt-Burwell had been issued a warning citation on Dec. 18 with another woman who were attempting an auto burglary at Hooters Casino.
A patrol officer spotted the car on Dec. 30 parked at Burger King and arrested Merritt-Durwell and Joshua Youngblood, 28.
Merritt-Durwell allegedly told police that after the victim tried to pull her into his car, she shot him.
Brittanie Merritt-Burwell was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center on attempted murder with a deadly weapon enhancement charge.
She is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing Jan 1.
Youngblood is facing numerous charges including carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, resisting a public officer with a firearm, harboring concealing or aiding an offender and having more than one drivers license in his possession.
He is also scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Jan. 1.
They are both being held at the CCDC.