Police identify suspected shooter involved in Brookhaven road rage incident

Neighbors shocked over road rage shooting in Brookhaven
Published: May. 8, 2022 at 6:08 PM EDT|Updated: May. 8, 2022 at 10:32 PM EDT
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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) - A road rage incident led to shots being fired in a busy area of DeKalb County Sunday afternoon.

The Brookhaven Police Department says BPD officers responded to the intersection of Peachtree Road and North Druid Hills Road to reports of shots fired just before 2 p.m. While officers were responding to that 9-1-1 call, they received a second 9-1-1 call in reference to a person shot at Dresden Drive and Ellijay Drive. The officers responding to Dresden Drive arrived to find a 46-year-old male who was shot multiple times and began life-saving measures. He was transported to a local trauma center for treatment.

JOSHUA HOLDER(DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

BPD says the officers responding to the initial shots fired call arrived to find a 29-year-old Joshua Holder who told them he was involved in a shooting nearby. Officers detained the male for further questioning.

BPD’s initial investigation revealed the victim and Holder were involved in a road rage incident, which led to the victim being shot multiple times.

Investigators have arrested and charged Holder, who is from Savannah, with Aggravated Assault. He is currently being held at the DeKalb County Detention Center.

Police are asking anyone with additional details surrounding the incident to contact investigators at 404-637-0875.