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Police: Man accused of pulling gun during road-rage incident in Mason City

Man has been charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon, possessing or carrying of a dangerous weapon while intoxicated and operating while under the influence.

Posted: Jul 25, 2018 2:41 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A Mason City man is facing charges after an alleged road rage incident resulted in a man pulling a gun.
Theodore Schultz, 62, is accused of retrieving a pistol from his vehicle and walking toward people after being upset about being passed on the roadway.
“He stopped his vehicle when that vehicle stopped and began yelling at the occupants about the driving behavior,” the criminal complaint states. “The individuals and the defendant approached each other all continuing to yell at each other.”
The statement continues, “One of the other(s) asked Schultz if he was going to shoot him and Schultz responded that he was.”
Schultz has been charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon, possessing or carrying of a dangerous weapon while intoxicated and operating while under the influence.
Schultz had a blood-alcohol level of .158.
The incident was reported at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of N. Illinois Ave.

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