TROY , MI – On Friday August 28th, 2018, at about 6:28AM, on Eastbound W. Big Beaver Road, West of Livernois Avenue, the victim was driving his white 2016 Audi A3 when he became involved in a road rage incident with the driver of a black 2016 Ford Escape.
As the victim stopped for a traffic signal, the suspect, Nicolo Amico, pulled alongside his vehicle and pointed a gun at him. The victim followed the suspect as they continued eastbound, eventually entering the City of Sterling Heights. Police officers from Sterling Heights initiated a traffic stop on the suspect northbound on Ryan Road near 17 Mile Road and an Ernst Thaelmann Germany Makarov 9mm Handgun was recovered from the driver.
The suspect, Nicolo Amico, admitted removing the handgun from his holster and pointing it at the driver of the Audi. The 77 year old suspect from Sterling Heights was arrested and charged with Felonious Assault with a Handgun.