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One Arrested After Road Rage Incident Leads to Shots Fired into Car in North Alabama

Joseph Mcalpin (Photo: Decatur Police Department)

Taniesa L. Sullivan | The Weekly Ledger News | News Update (WHNT)

DECATUR, Ala. — The Decatur Police Department says a man was arrested Thursday after a road rage incident led to shots being fired into an occupied SUV.

A department spokesperson said Joseph Mcalpin was arrested and charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle Thursday after a road rage incident on Beltline Road.

Decatur Police Department said dispatch received a call of shots fired near the Walmart at 2800 Spring Avenue SW. Authorities said once officers arrived, they located an SUV that had been hit by a bullet.

The department said detectives determined the SUV had been involved in a road rage incident on Beltline Road with a man on a motorcycle, later identified as Mcalpin.

The spokesperson said that once the two parties arrived at Walmart, there was a physical altercation between Mcalpin and the people in the SUV. During that altercation, authorities said Mcalpin pulled out a gun and shot the SUV, though no one inside the vehicle was hurt.

Mcalpin is being held at the Morgan County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

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