Road rage incident shuts down Highway 138 in Walton County - CBS46 News

Road rage incident shuts down Highway 138 in Walton County

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WALTON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Authorities in Walton County are investigating a shooting that involved two vehicles on Highway 138.

The incident occurred near Forrester Cemetery Road and Highway 138.

According to authorities, four people in a pickup truck got into an altercation with a driver of a Nissan car. The driver of the Nissan fired a shot into the pickup truck. A passenger in the truck was hit in the abdomen.

The victim was taken to Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. The shooter was arrested and taken into custody.

The incident blocked all lanes on Highway 138. Georgia Department of Transportation is setting up a detour.

Avoid the area if possible.

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