Police: Teen points gun at family in road rage incident

Arrested 17-year-old says he's in a gang, threatens officers
Police: Teen points gun at family in road rage incident

Police said a Madison teen driver pointed a gun at a family in another vehicle on the city’s east side Monday afternoon.

The Madison Police Department said a 37-year-old Madison woman was driving along East Washington Avenue when 17-year-old Quantaze Campell cut her off.

The woman had her four children, ages 19, 13, 12 and 4, and her mother, a 61-year-old Sun Prairie woman, with her in the vehicle. The 61-year-old woman told police Campell pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the family, scaring everyone and making the children cry.

The victims gave police a good description of the SUV and the driver plus the license plate number. When police stopped Campell Monday, he had beer and alcohol inside the SUV, according to the report.

Police said Campell also identified himself as a gang member and made threats against police officers.

Campell was arrested on suspicion of endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm by a disqualified person and bail jumping. He was also cited on suspicion of open intoxicants in a motor vehicle and operating after suspension.