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St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas uninjured in possible road rage shooting

Trakas reported two shots were fired at his car while he was driving on Interstate 64 Friday afternoon

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas was not injured when he was shot at while driving along Interstate 64 near Spoede Road in St. Louis County at about noon Friday, sources tell 5 On Your Side.

Frontenac police reported they received an account of a possible road rage incident and assault.

At least one bullet struck Trakas' car, according to the sources. The suspect vehicle is described as a small dark gray SUV, according to police. 

Trakas tweeted about the incident Friday afternoon. He said he was thankful to the people checking on him and the police. 

Trakas is a Republican member of the County Council, representing the Sixth District. His district covers the South St. Louis County area.

Frontenac Police have not yet responded to requests for information from 5 On Your Side.

County Executive Sam Page tweeted Friday afternoon, saying he was thinking of Trakas and his family.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as 5 On Your Side receives more information.

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