Man charged after teen girl shot in road rage

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Police have charged a man who allegedly rammed a car on a major Queensland road before firing a gun into it, injuring the woman. Picture NCA Newswire/ Gaye Gerard.

Police have charged a man who allegedly rammed a car on a major Queensland highway before firing a gun into it, injuring a teenager.

Queensland Police confirmed on Sunday they had charged a 30-year-old Logan Reserve man for two incidents, which they allege occurred late last month and last week.

The first incident allegedly occurred in Drewvale on April 25, when police say a man driving a white Toyota Landcruiser deliberately rammed the back of Ford Focus on the Logan Motorway about 6:30pm.

Police are looking for this car, which they believe was involved in two alleged road rage incidents in Queensland in recent weeks. Picture: Queensland Police.

It is further alleged the man fired a gun into the car, which they say resulted in a “projectile” striking a woman in the leg.

The second alleged incident occurred on May 1 on Grand Plaza Drive in Browns Plains, where police said the same male rammed another Ford Focus at about 12:30, believing it to be same car from the April 25 encounter.

After a tip-off on Crime Stoppers police said they arrested the man from an address in Regents Park,

Three weapons were allegedly found, including a shortened shotgun.

The man was charged with two counts each of dangerous driving, disqualified driving, and failing to provide details at a crash.

“He has also been charged with one count each of discharge weapon in a public place, carry loaded weapon in public place and wounding,” police said.

The man was refused bail and will appear in the Richlands Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Police are still looking for the white Toyota Landcruiser they allege was involved in the incident, and have urged anyone with information regarding its whereabouts to contact police.