[Ed. – No question the story is tragic and an outage, but flipping off another driver in this day and age is just adding tinder to an already raging fire.]
A 6-year-old boy riding in a booster seat on his way to school Friday was shot dead on a California highway in an apparent road-rage incident.
“Mommy, my tummy hurts,” Aiden Leos said moments after being shot in the stomach, his older sister Alexis Cloonan told KABC.
Leos attended kindergarten at Calvary Chapel in Yorba Linda, according to local reports. He had just celebrated his birthday last week.
The incident took place about 8 a.m. on the northbound side of the 55 Freeway in Orange while Aiden drove with his mother in a silver Chevrolet sedan. The boy sat in his safety seat in the right rear passenger side of the vehicle.
The tragedy unfolded when the unidentified mother — who was not injured — reportedly flipped off the driver of a white sedan. …