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Bystander trying to break up road rage incident critically injured in shooting

Posted at 9:48 AM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 11:48:31-04

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    DEKALB COUNTY, GA. (CBS46) — A man attempting to break up a road rage incident is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot by one of the people involved in the argument.

According to DeKalb County Police, the victim, who was just a bystander on the scene, tried to break up a fight between two parties involved in a road rage incident.

One of the vehicles took off from the scene but came back. That’s when a passenger got out of the vehicle and allegedly fired several shots at the victim, striking him in the head.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was last listed in critical condition.

Police did arrest someone a short distance away from the scene and they’re being interviewed at headquarters.

No other suspects are in custody.

If you have any information on the shooting, you’re asked to contact DeKalb County Police.

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