Police: Road rage escalates to gunfire, kills 1 teen, injures another in Decatur

A teen was shot and killed during a road rage incident in Decatur Wednesday afternoon, Channel 2 Action News reported.

Police arrived at the intersection of South Candler Street and Midway Road around 5:45 p.m. to find two people shot inside a car, Decatur Police said in a Facebook post.

Both were transported to a hospital, where one of the two died, police said. The other is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Channel 2 reported the maroon car both victims were in had its window shattered due to gunfire. 

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The suspect is believed to be driving a black Chrysler 200 or 300 and was last seen traveling southbound on South Candler Street, police said.

The GBI has been called out to assist in the investigation, according to a tweet by the agency.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Decatur police at 404-373-6551 or 404-577-8477.

In other news:

One of the victims was shot in the incident.

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