A New York City police officer, Hieu Tran, 27, has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting a man in a road rage incident in New Jersey. The Camden County prosecutor’s office charged Tran with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree aggravated assault, and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

NYPD Officer Charged with Attempted Murder in New Jersey Road Rage Shooting
Hieu Tran, 27, is being charged with first-degree murder over a shooting incident with another driver

On May 17, just after 11 p.m., Voorhees Township Police responded to a multi-car crash and found a 30-year-old driver with a gunshot wound. The victim, from Voorhees Township, remains in treatment at a local hospital.

Detectives used surveillance video, cellphone records, and ballistics evidence to identify Tran as the shooter. The ballistic evidence was linked to Tran’s NYPD-issued firearm. Tran is currently suspended without pay and is being held in New York pending extradition to New Jersey. The investigation remains active and ongoing.