Police chase driver on NJ Turnpike after gun pointed in fit of road rage

CRANBURY, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police say they were pursuing a car on the New Jersey Turnpike on Friday because the driver pointed a gun at another man in a fit of road rage.

Newscopter 7 was over the scene near Exit 6 in Florence as nearly a dozen patrol cars surrounded the suspect's vehicle and forced him to stop.

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About a dozen police cars chased a vehicle on the southbound New Jersey Turnpike on Friday evening.

They arrested the driver, who is from North Carolina.

Troopers found a handgun in the driver's car.

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