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Man shot in hand while riding in a car, Troup Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating

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TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) -

Authorities in Troup Co. are warning drivers to be on the lookout after a man says he was shot while riding in a car on Interstate 85 Thursday morning.

The victim tells deputies he was traveling south on Interstate 85, near the Kia exit, when his window shattered from a gunshot.

He was hit in the hand by a bullet and had to be taken to a nearby hospital.

Deputies say the shooting appeared to be random.

Bullet fragments were pulled from the car and deputies say a silver car was the only one nearby when the shot was fired.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Troup Co. Sheriff’s Office.

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