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2 drivers cited in road rage incident

Monday, July 2, 2012 12:41 PM
Last updated 7:25 PM
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Police were called after a man threatened another driver with a BB gun during a road rage incident Saturday.

According to a police report, the Lumpkin Road altercation began when Curtis Leonard, 43, entered Lumpkin Road from a parking lot and tried to cross several lanes, blocking another driver, 65-year-old Evans Miller.

Leonard told deputies that Miller made an obscene gesture and cursed at him. Miller denied it.

Police said both drivers got out of their vehicles in the middle of the road and threatened to beat each other up.

Leonard told deputies he felt threatened and got his BB gun. The drivers differ on what happened next. Leonard said he placed the gun on the seat where the other driver could see it, and Miller says Leonard pointed the gun and threatened to kill him.

Both drivers were issued citations for aggressive driving.

The gun was confiscated.

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HighSociety
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HighSociety 07/02/12 - 02:12 pm
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Mr. Leonard is lucky Mr.

Mr. Leonard is lucky Mr. Miller wasn't carrying a real pistol. That BB gun could have gotten him killed.

grinder48
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grinder48 07/02/12 - 03:30 pm
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HighSociety is Right
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Pull a BB gun on me and you're dead! How was I suppose to know it was a BB gun? People are just so stupid it's incredible!

Just My Opinion
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Just My Opinion 07/02/12 - 03:42 pm
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HighSociety, I was thinking

HighSociety, I was thinking the same exact thing!

eb97
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eb97 07/02/12 - 04:14 pm
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More bad behavior from adults

More bad behavior from adults for our kids to see and learn from. And we wonder why kids have gotten so out of hand these days.

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