Man arrested, charged after road rage led to shooting, according to deputies

Published: Dec. 5, 2021 at 4:58 PM CST
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CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Department has released the identity of the person who it says shot someone after a road rage incident.

The sheriff’s office says James Allen Milligan, 72, of Huntsville was arrested on December 5, after a shooting in the Good Hope area. Milligan has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and menacing. He is currently being held in the Cullman County Detention Center.

Deputies say they received a call about a road rage incident in the Good Hope area Sunday afternoon. The incident escalated to an altercation in which one person was shot. All suspects involved are detained, according to deputies.

The sheriff’s office did not release any details on the victim’s identity or condition at this time.

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