BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A person of interest has been taken into custody in connection of a two-year-old shot in the stomach Saturday shortly after midnight during what police are calling a road rage incident.
The person of interest was identified as 33-year-old Javon Johnson earlier Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Six Rowhomes Involved In West Baltimore Fire, No Injuries Reported
The two-year-old boy was shot in the stomach after an early morning dispute that led to a shooting in Baltimore’s Seton Hill neighborhood.
Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said Saturday morning that the incident stemmed from road rage.
Investigators said they believe the toddler was inside the car when the shooting occurred.
Before the shooting, several cars were waiting at a red light at an intersection. When the light turned green, none of the front cars moved. Another car began blowing their horn several times before moving around the stopped vehicles and making a turn.READ MORE: WJZ Presents 'A Talk About Race,' A Town Hall On Race Relations
One of the drivers stopped at the light, then followed the car that blew its horn and that driver fired a shot into the vehicle.
Police have not said whether they have located the suspect vehicle, a gray or silver Mazda MPV minivan.
The child is in stable condition and is expected to survive.MORE NEWS: BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Welcomes 45 Veterans On Honor Flight Nevada Thursday
This story is developing.