Texas 4th of July road rage incident with an AR-15 could have ended before children were hurt, police say

(CNN)The Independence Day “road rage incident” in Texas that left two children severely burned didn’t have to happen, Harris County police say. Both men got out of their vehicles and a long argument ensued. During their verbal skirmish, Bayron J. Rivera, 18, took out a firearm. At this point, his opponent returned to his car and started to drive away with his wife and two children and the bundle of fireworks he had just purchased. Here, Rivera fired into the car. One of the rounds hit the fireworks, causing them to explode and “catching the vehicle on fire,” said Turner. Engulfed in flames, the father hit the brakes. Some “good Samaritans” came to the rescue, helping the family from the …