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SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man has been arrested on allegations that he shot another man in a bizarre road-rage incident that ended with the victim driving himself to the hospital in the suspect’s pickup. Sparks police say 20-year-old Cesar Romero has been booked on several charges including assault with a deadly weapon. Witnesses told police the victim was driving an Audi on Tuesday morning when Romero allegedly ran him off a suburban street in a Toyota pickup truck. Police say Romero shot the man in the chest. They say the victim eventually wrestled the gun away from Romero and struck him in the head with a baseball bat before taking Romero’s truck and driving himself to the hospital. Neither man suffered life-threatening injuries. Romero fled on foot but soon was apprehended. Police say they found a handgun in his truck.

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