20-year-old man arrested in deadly shooting of 10-year-old girl in road rage incident

Arizona authorities have made an arrest in a drive-by shooting last week stemming from a suspected road rage incident that left a 10-year-old girl dead.

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Update 10:00 p.m. EDT April 7: Phoenix investigators arrested Joshua Gonzalez, 20, on Friday in the death of Summerbell Brown, who was shot and killed in the family's driveway on Wednesday.

Her father, Dharquintium Brown, also suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident.

"This nightmare is going to replay in my head forever," Taniesha Brown told KNXV-TV about the death of her daughter.

“I can't sleep. I hope she's at peace,” Brown said.

Police suspect the shooting is the result of road rage and that Brown may have inadvertently cut off Gonzalez, KNXV reported.

"It's possible that it could've begun on the roadway just by virtue of the fact that the car was following the other so closely before they arrived," Phoenix police Sgt. Vince Lewis said.

Gonzalez is facing one count of first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated assault.

Original: Arizona authorities are searching for the owner of a white Ford F-150 who allegedly shot and killed a 10-year-old girl Wednesday in a suspected road rage incident in Phoenix.

Police released video from a home security camera that shows the suspect following the victim's family through a neighborhood and firing several shots when the family pulled into their driveway, according to KPNX-TV.

The father was also shot and wounded in the incident, KPNX reported.


Police released a sketch of the suspected shooter and said that the pickup truck they’re looking for had damage on the driver’s side near the rear of the vehicle.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect.


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