Family Headed Home from Zoo When Road Rage Driver Shot and Wounded Child Inside
A Go Fund Me has been set up for the family that had their car shot into on their way home from the zoo on Sunday.
The Schowalter family confirmed to CBS 58 that their 2-month-old daughter, Ava, was shot while they were driving home.
She was taken to Children’s Hospital where she had to undergo surgery. “Thankfully the bullet missed her spine and she suffered non-life threatening injuries…Anyone who knows this family knows how wonderful and caring they are, and how much they love their children. This is why I want to help raise money for them, to take some of the financial burden off and so they can focus on their daughter’s health. This go fund me is to help Ally and Chad pay for medical expenses, car repairs, replacement car seats, and time Chad has to take off work,” was posted Monday on the Go Fund Me page.
The 2-month-old was shot during an apparent road rage incident on I-43 northbound near Capitol Drive.
According to the Sheriff's Office, a 911 caller said they had been shot at on I-43 northbound near Capitol Drive.
A subject in the suspect’s vehicle fired at the victim’s vehicle in an apparent road rage incident.
The shot went through a rear door and an infant safety seat, grazing a two-month-old baby. The baby was treated at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and is in stable condition.
Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office's detectives are attempting to identify the suspect’s vehicle.