Officers shut down a section of Glenwood Road near Atherton Drive early Tuesday in connection with the shooting after a car ran off the road.
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Domestic dispute leads to road-rage shooting in south DeKalb, police say

A domestic dispute resulted in a road-rage shooting in south DeKalb County on Tuesday morning, sending one woman to the hospital and another to jail, police said.

The shooting happened in the 1600 block of Atherton Drive. The victim, who was not identified, was hit in the head with a bullet fragment and is expected to be OK, according to DeKalb County police.

Police said the alleged shooter, identified as 23-year-old Alysa Raschal, fired on the victim’s red sedan. The victim ran off the road and crashed in the front yard of an Atherton Drive home Tuesday morning.

DeKalb County police are ready to tow a car after a road-rage shooting on Atherton Drive that reportedly stemmed from a domestic dispute. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Raschal was taken into custody a few miles down Glenwood Road at a Chevron gas station near I-285. She was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault. 

Police did not disclose her relationship to the victim.

Alysa Raschal was taken into custody Tuesday morning at a gas station on Glenwood Road near I-285. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

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