Road rage leads to 1 dead, 2 injured at Ft. Mitchell Dollar General

FORT MITCHELL, AL (WTVM) - One man is dead and two men were injured following a shooting at a Dollar General store in Fort Mitchell.

The shooting happened Thursday night at  Dollar General located at the intersection of Highway 165 and  Sweetwater Branch Road.

According to Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor, the shooting was a result of a road rage incident between two cars that began on JR Allen Parkway in Columbus.  The incident continued to Highway 165 in Fort Mitchell.

Gunfire was exchanged between both cars.

Three men were involved in the shooting. One man died after being shot, and two men were taken into surgery for their wounds.

The victim has been identified as Lorenzo Freeman of Fort Mitchell.

No other people or Dollar General employees were injured during the shooting.

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