Just months before he shot into a car last Wednesday, killing a 17-year-old girl and injuring her mother, Simmie Rischard Reed opened fire on another woman’s car on I-285 South, DeKalb County officials said.
According to warrants obtained Monday by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Reed shot a round into the woman’s car on March 16 after she took a cellphone photo of him.
The warrants also reveal Reed was convicted of manslaughter in Alabama in 1988.
Reed, 50, of Decatur, was arrested late Friday in connection with a deadly June 20 road rage shooting that left teenager Janae Owens dead and her mother injured.
Owens was in a car with her mother at a red light on South Candler Street when police said a man in a black car started shooting.
Reed is in the DeKalb County jail on multiple charges, including murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and two counts of aggravated assault with intent to murder.
Police have not provided a possible motive.
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