Police: Man killed in possible road rage in DeKalb County

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(Courtesy: DeKalb County Police Department)

The shooting victim of a possible road rage along a busy DeKalb County highway has died, according to police.

It happened on U.S. 78 EB near Mountain Industrial around 3:30 p.m. Thursday. DeKalb County police said officers responded to the area and found a man shot inside a car. The driver appeared to have wrecked the car after being shot.

The driver was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition where he later died.

The roadway was shut down for a couple hours while investigators worked the scene.

Police released two photos of a vehicle they believe belongs to the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.