(Reuters) - Police have arrested a 33-year-old Arkansas man suspected of fatally shooting a three-year-old boy on Saturday in what is believed to have been an act of road rage, officials said on Friday.
Gary Holmes, who is accused of firing at a grandmother's car and killing her young grandson at a traffic stop in Little Rock, surrendered to local police and the U.S. Marshals Service late on Thursday, a Marshals Service spokesman said.
Holmes faces charges of capital murder and committing a terroristic act, according to Pulaski County jail records. It was not clear if he had an attorney.
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The Little Rock Police Department said the woman was taking her grandson shopping on Saturday in southwest Little Rock when Holmes, apparently angry because the woman paused too long at a stop sign, exited his vehicle and opened fire.
The boy, who was struck by a bullet while his grandmother drove away, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The attack marked the second time in less than a month that a toddler has been shot and killed in Little Rock while in a vehicle. A two-year-old girl was fatally struck by gunfire on Nov. 22 while riding in the back seat of a car.
(Reporting by Laila Kearney; Editing by Bernadette Baum)