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Suspect arrested on first-degree murder charge in Goodyear road rage shooting

Dec 11, 2023, 8:00 PM

Rael Croft, 23, is accused of shooting 44-year-old Eric Manson at a QuikTrip convenience store in Goodyear on the morning of Dec. 2, 2023. (MCSO Mugshot)

(MCSO Mugshot)

PHOENIX — A suspect was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in a road rage shooting in Goodyear, authorities said Monday.

Rael Croft, 23, is accused of shooting 44-year-old Eric Manson at a QuikTrip convenience store on the morning of Dec. 2, according to the Goodyear Police Department.

Officers responded to the scene near Dysart Road and Van Buren Street around 10:15 a.m. and found Manson wounded, police said.

He died after being taken to the hospital.

Police said they believed the shooting occurred following a road rage incident.

No other information was available.

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Suspect arrested on first-degree murder charge in Goodyear road rage shooting