Police have charged and identified a man believed to have been involved in a Chambersburg Road rage incident Saturday.
Jonathan David Fisher, 34, of Chambersburg, is accused of flashing a gun at a driver and threatening people in six separate vehicles after an initial incident in Chambersburg, according to a news release from Mount Holly Springs police.
The incidents began when a man, later identified as Fisher, pointed a gun at another driver at around 4:45 p.m. near a Wal-Mart on State Route 30 in Chambersburg. Fisher fled the scene heading East on Lincoln Highway East in his brown 2007 Ford Explorer. State police said he cut other drivers off while fleeing.
About an hour later, Mount Holly Springs police started receiving reports of a man driving north on State Route 34 brandishing a gun and threatening motorists in other cars. Police saw the vehicle and its driver parked at the Family Dollar on Route 34 and attempted a traffic stop.
Fisher fled the traffic stop, continued to head north on State Route 34, and merged onto Interstate 81. Shortly after Fisher drove onto the interstate state troopers and Carlisle police joined in the pursuit. Moments later, Fisher struck a dump truck heading north on the highway, police said.
A state trooper used a tactical maneuver to stop Fisher’s vehicle and he was arrested and taken to Carlisle Regional Hospital. After receiving treatment, Fisher was taken to the Cumberland County prison, police said.
Mount Holly Springs police said state police have received at least three reports stating that Fisher pointed brandished his gun while on Route 30.
Online court records show Fisher is charged with 62 counts including felony counts of fleeing police and illegal possession of a weapon at this time. He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing at 10 a.m. Sept. 28.