SUTTON, NH (WHDH) — Authorities in New Hampshire have arrested a man who they deemed “armed and dangerous” after he allegedly shot at his girlfriend’s car while on the highway.
Police received a report Sunday around 5:30 p.m. of shots fired at a car on Interstate 89 northbound in Sutton.
Police said that Elijah Gross, 40, was a passenger in a vehicle that fired up on his girlfriend’s car. By the time troopers arrived, police said Gross had already fled the scene.
Gross was arrested Monday morning after showing up at the doorstep of Mitze Bender’s home in Sutton.
“I told my husband that it was home and go call 911,” Bender said. “Our son, who was up there, I just told him go to the bathroom and lock the door.
Authorities responded to the area and found Gross trying to flag down vehicles in the area. He was said to be armed with a gun at the time of his arrest.
Kearsarge Regional School District closed school due to the incident.
Police had asked Sutton residents to lock their doors and cars and to immediately report any suspicious activity.
Authorities said they will be filing charges.
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