Man Injured in Road Rage Incident

(NC5-Nashville) A man has been taken to the hospital following a shooting during a road rage incident in Murfreesboro.

It happened just before noon at the intersection of Middle Tennessee Boulevard and South East Broad Street, and witnesses said the victim was a veteran.

The man witnesses said to be a former Marine, was driving a black infinity and stopped in the road to get out of his car and say something to the 22-year-old driver of a Volvo.

The 22-year-old fired one shot from inside his car, which hit the man in the stomach and exited through his side and hit his elbow.

A witness told NewsChannel 5 that the man asked the shooter, “why did you shoot me?” The driver responded by saying,” you scared the [expletive] out of me.”

The victim was LifeFlighted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The other driver was questioned by investigators then released.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone that witnessed the incident has been encouraged to call 615-893-2717 or Crime Stoppers at 615-893-7867.

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