FedEx pilot arrested after allegedly waving gun at a man, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A FedEx Captain has been arrested allegedly waving a gun at a person.

On Jan. 9, a man reported to Memphis Police that he was involved in a road rage incident with an unknown suspect in a red Chevrolet Camaro bearing Idaho tags, an affidavit said.

The victim told police this happened in the area of Walnut Grove and Sanga.

The suspect allegedly rolled down his window and pointed a gun at the victim, according to an affidavit. The victim feared for his life.

Photos were taken during the altercation, police said.

According to police, the victim followed the alleged suspect until officers arrived and took Robert Grant in for questioning.

Grant waived his Miranda Rights when investigators spoke to him, the affidavit said.

According to court records, he told investigators about the road rage incident, pulling his firearm, and also gave a verbal and written statement to search his car.

A black Glock 42 on a magnet under the steering wheel was found, the affidavit said.

Grant faces an aggravated assault charge, court records show.

FedEx released a statement:

We are aware of the incident and are cooperating with local authorities in their investigation. Captain Grant has been removed from flying status at this time.