Cyclist shoots motorist

Milwaukee bicyclist shoots motorist after near collision

A bicyclist shot a motorist after the man’s car nearly hit the bike on Friday night, police said.

The 28-year-old driver of the car stopped to check on the bicyclist, who had fallen to the pavement around 10:45 p.m., police said.

The bicyclist got up, fired three shots and hit the driver once in the shoulder, police said.

The motorist drove to the house of a friend, who then took him to a hospital. He was treated and released.

Police said they were looking for the bicyclist on Saturday. No other details were released.

This real-life Spike Bike was mentioned in the Milwaukee Star Tribune. Reported also at WKBT and FOX 6.

6 Comments

  • alberto
    September 23, 2007 - 5:08 am | Permalink

    The world we live in!

  • alberto
    September 23, 2007 - 12:08 pm | Permalink

    The world we live in!

  • Dr. Logan
    September 23, 2007 - 12:00 pm | Permalink

    An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. – Mahatma Gandhi

    That said, it was only a matter of time.

  • Dr. Logan
    September 23, 2007 - 7:00 pm | Permalink

    An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. – Mahatma Gandhi That said, it was only a matter of time.

  • Illinoisfrank
    September 24, 2007 - 3:12 pm | Permalink

    Contrast that to this report of a hit and run (more accurately a vehicular assault) on a group of riders in northern Illinois. The driver was arrested and charged.

  • Illinoisfrank
    September 24, 2007 - 10:12 pm | Permalink

    Contrast that to this report of a hit and run (more accurately a vehicular assault) on a group of riders in northern Illinois. The driver was arrested and charged.

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