Police: Pedestrian shot trying to break up road rage fight
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Police have arrested a suspect connected to a shooting in DeKalb County that stemmed from a road-rage incident.
The shooting happened Monday morning at the intersection of Rockbridge Road and South Indian Creek Drive.
According to police, people in two cars got into some type of road rage situation when they pulled up to the intersection.
Police said that when the drivers stopped at a red light, they began yelling at each other. That's when a passerby got involved and tried to diffuse the argument.
Investigators said one of the cars involved drove off, then turned around and came back to the intersection. A man got out of the passenger side and started firing at the passerby, according to police.
The victim was struck in the head. He was taken to a hospital, where he's listed in critical condition.
Not long after the shooting, a person of interest was taken into custody at a shopping plaza nearby
Shortly after noon, A SWAT team and other officers arrived at a home near the intersection where the shooting took place.
Police say they were able to trace one of the cars to that address. They arrested 23-year-old Aden Bouh. They are not saying if he is the shooter, but believe he may have been driving the car. He is charged with aggravated assault.
Police are still looking for the other car and those who were in it at the time of the road rage incident.