Innocent bystander grazed in Houston road rage shooting

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Reporter Erica Simon describes the chaos as gunfire erupted on one of the busiest roads in Houston.

Investigators say a violent shootout on one of Houston's busiest roads left a woman and a suspect shooter injured.

Gunfire erupted after two men were involved in a crash on Westheimer and South Kirkwood just before 2:45 p.m.

Eyewitness News reporter Erica Simon was at the scene preparing for a story when the sound of gunshots filled the air.

"We look around and see a shootout in the middle of the street," Simon wrote on Twitter. "Bullets flying everywhere. I just ducked and prayed."

EYEWITNESS VIDEO: Suspect opens fire on Westheimer
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People in nearby business captured the road rage shooting on their cell phones



Simon says a woman was injured in the crossfire as both suspects fired on one another.

An off-duty EMT rushed to help the woman, who had a bullet graze her head.

RAW VIDEO: Two men face each other with guns drawn after an accident on Westheimer
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A shootout between two men involved in accident, ends with one man shot and an innocent bystander wounded



One of the suspected shooters was placed into an ambulance and taken to Ben Taub Hospital with a gunshot injury. The second shooting suspect is in police custody.

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People in nearby business captured the road rage shooting on their cell phones


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