Road rage suspected in Missouri woman’s death

Former Missouri lawmaker accused in road rage incident

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Police in the Kansas City, Missouri, a suburb of Independence suspect road rage contributed to the weekend shooting death of a 22-year-old woman.

The Kansas City Star ( ) reports that police say Whitney Gray was driving a minivan with three children inside when she was fatally shot shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities say the other passengers were a teenager, a 3-year-old and an 8-month-old. They were not injured.

Police say they are searching for a white sports utility vehicle they believe was involved in the incident.