Suspected case of road rage in Forestport sends man to hospital

A case of road rage that sent a person to the hospital is being investigated in Oneida County.

Troopers were called to State Route 28 near Bear Creek Road in Forestport for a road rage incident call at approximately 4:37 p.m. on Saturday August 27, 2022.

State Route 28 near Bear Creek Road in Forestport, New York Photo credit: Google (image taken August 2018) via Google Maps (August 2022)

State Route 28 near Bear Creek Road in Forestport, New York Photo credit: Google (image taken August 2018) via Google Maps (August 2022)

When police arrived at the scene, they said they found the “driver of a Chevrolet Impala with gunshot wounds following a road rage incident with several motorcyclists”. The male victim, whose name was not officially released at the time, was taken to Saint Elizabeth Hospital with physical injuries that police described as “not life threatening”.

Witnesses, drivers present in the area at the time of the alleged incident with dash cam footage or anyone with information that may be helpful to the investigation are asked to call the Investigation Office New York State Police Criminal Investigation Department (BCI) at: (315) 366.6000.

The NYSP says the investigation is continuing.

Anonymous calls, emails and messages can also be left with Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers by dialing: 1-866-730-8477 (ADVICE)by visiting, or by using the P3 Tips Mobile App. All information received by Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is 100% confidential.

[AUTHOR’S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the New York State Police.  At the time of this posting no arrests have been made.  However, if that changes, regardless of any statements or photographs regarding potential evidence presented or accusations alleged, the reader is reminded that all suspects and arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]

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