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Tennessee road rage update: Racial slurs reported before shooting began

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The Tennessee road rage incident that left one man charged with two counts of attempted murder may have been racial motivated, suggests The Inquisitr on Dec. 18. Two men on motorcycles were heading for the exit ramp of the interstate when a vehicle driven by Rodney Lee Scott cut them off.

The bikers started waving their arms when Scott stopped his vehicle, put it in reverse, backing into one of the bikers knocking him and his bike over. A passerby stopped and assisted in helping the biker who was knocked over. The bikers called the cops and then followed Scott to his home, the witness also followed.

The witness said the three of them parked on the street and waited for the police to get there. While they were waiting for the police to arrive, Scott yelled racial slurs at one of the bikers who was black. He then went into his garage and came out shooting at the bikers with a gun in each hand.

Besides being charged with two attempted murder charges, Scott is also facing the charge of fleeing the scene of an accident. He was also tested for alcohol in his blood, so if that test comes back that he was drinking, he will face yet another charge.

Scott is being held on $1 million bond today. Police are trying to piece together these turn of events that ended with three people in front of Scott’s house and him coming out with a gun in each hand shooting up the neighborhood. One of the two bikers was hit four times when the bullets started to fly and he remains in stable condition in the hospital today.



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