ROAD RAGE SHOOTING: Victim was University of Texas employee, officials say

Austin police have identified the suspect in a road rage shooting that left a man dead in Northeast Austin on Tuesday.

Juan de Dios Carbajal-Jaimes, 18, faces a charge of murder in connection with the shooting death of 48-year-old Alfred Lockett, court records show.

The University of Texas on Thursday confirmed that Lockett worked as a journey linemen for the university’s information technology networking. He installed IT resources, including cable.

Authorities have offered a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of Carbajal-Jaimes.

Police said they consider him armed and dangerous, and they are asking anyone who spots him to call 911 immediately.

Lockett died around 4:48 p.m. on Tuesday in the parking lot of a CVS Pharmacy in the 1700 block of Parmer Lane.

Police said witnesses reported seeing Lockett in an Infiniti sedan speeding after a red Toyota along Dessau Road just before the shooting.

When the cars pulled into the CVS parking lot, the driver of the Toyota got out, walked up to Lockett and shot him where he sat, police said.

Bystanders pulled Lockett out of his car and performed CPR until Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services medics made it to the scene.

Police found the red Toyota abandoned a short distance from the pharmacy.

Carbajal-Jaimes had not been taken into custody on Thursday morning, police said.

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