No identities were released.
About noon, some people riding on Ga. 365 called 911 “to say they had been shot at,” sheriff’s spokesman Derreck Booth said.
Soon after, deputies spotted a “suspicious vehicle” pulling out of a wooded area near the highway, Booth said.
The man fled a traffic stop by the Georgia State Patrol and stopped in the highway median. He was found unconscious.
There apparently was one shooter, Booth said. No officers fired shots. A total of three vehicles were hit by gunfire.
“This was an awful situation,” Ware said. “It could’ve been worse.
“Fortunately, there were only two victims.”
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