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Florida man pulls gun out of fanny pack during road rage incident, police say

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Posted at 10:25 AM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 10:27:45-05

CLEARWATER, Fla. — A man in Clearwater is facing charges after he pulled a gun out of his fanny pack and threatened another man during a road rage incident, according to an arrest report.

Kelvin White, 27, was arrested for aggravated assault on Monday after the incident near the intersection of Sunset Point Road and Belcher Road. It happened around 4 p.m.

According to the report, the victim told police he changed lanes and unintentionally cut White off.

When they reached the red light, White got out of his vehicle and approached the victim's drivers side. The report says the two got into an argument, but didn't get physical.

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During the argument, police say White reached into his fanny pack and pulled out a handgun.

The victim told police White pointed to the gun at him and said, "I should shoot you," the report says.

White drove away and the victim followed. He called 911 and reported what happened, according to police.

White was arrested a short time later and admitted to the confrontation, the report says.

He told police he got out of his vehicle first and pulled his weapon out because the victim got out of their car, the arrest report says.

White told police he told the victim, "If you approach my car I will have to shoot you."

A 9mm ruger handgun was taken from him.