2 Atlanta men charged in road rage shooting

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ATLANTA — Police say two men have been charged with aggravated assault and reckless conduct after shots were fired at a pickup truck in what police say was a road rage incident on Interstate Highway 285.

The pickup's driver, identified by police as Mikos Wright, says he was exiting the highway in southwest Atlanta on Monday when he heard a popping noise and saw the driver of a car that had pulled alongside pointing a gun at him.

Wright said the other driver, identified as Bobby Smith, fired three shots into his passenger door. Wright said he then struck the car with his pickup.

Smith told police Wright's truck forced his car into the emergency lane and knocked it into a guardrail, and that he fired his gun because he feared for his safety. Both vehicles were impounded by police.

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Drain Bamage
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Drain Bamage 11/22/10 - 05:34 pm
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2 sides to every story and

2 sides to every story and nobody ever lies

gaspringwater
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gaspringwater 11/22/10 - 07:40 pm
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Disagreeing armed citizens

Disagreeing armed citizens and hopefully nobody else was hurt.

tnjsw
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tnjsw 11/22/10 - 11:57 pm
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Just like in the movies.

Just like in the movies. Western movies that is.

albertoli
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albertoli 11/23/10 - 12:05 am
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the guy with the gun didn't

the guy with the gun didn't fire three shots into the door after he was hit.
think about it. drive in atlanta at your own risk.

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