'They tried to kill me:' Woman says driver randomly opened fire on her car

A local woman told Channel 2 Action News that she was driving down the road in DeKalb County when someone began shooting at her from another car.

The woman gave Channel 2’s Matt Johnson pictures of the bullet holes in the side of her car.
The woman, asking not to be identified, said she is thankful she was not hit.

She told Johnson that she can't think of anything she did that would lead to violence.    

"As I was about to turn, I heard two very loud pops. I've never been shot at but as soon as I heard it, I knew exactly what it was," the woman said. "Had it penetrated, through, then yeah, I would truly be dead right now."

The woman said bullets narrowly missed her head while she drove home.

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"Strangers came and they actually tried to kill me, and I have no clue why," she said

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The woman said she was heading home from the Kroger on South Hairiston Road around 9 p.m. Wednesday when the car behind her pulled next to her.

"There was no honking, no honking back and forth," she said. "This was literally a 10-minute routine trip to Kroger."

She said when she heard the two gunshots, she pulled over near Mainstreet Park Drive and called 911.

"If there are people riding around here trying to murder people for whatever reason, I think the public needs to possibly know," the woman said.

Grocery store shopper Nicole Glover said she had no idea about the shooting less than a mile away.

"(I) just check my surroundings, always," Glover said.

A DeKalb County police officer was parked next to the store Monday night.

Police said they're looking for a gold or tan Pontiac or Chrysler in connection with the shooting.

Those with information about the shooting are urged to call police.

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