Shooter identified in fatal Macon road-rage shooting

Road rage shooting happens on Eisenhower Parkway

A Macon man was shot and killed Tuesday in what the Bibb County Sheriff's Office is calling a road rage incident.

The shooting happened at about 12:40 p.m. near Bloomfield Drive.

Killed in the shooting was 58-year-old Randy Eugene Epps from Twiggs County, according to Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones.

The man accused of shooting him is William Hollingsworth, 22, of Lizella.

According to the sheriff's office, the case is still under investigation and Hollingsworth has not been arrested.

Epps was tailgating a white challenger driven by Hollingsworth on Eisenhower Parkway, according to the sheriff's office. Epps reportedly got out of his car to grab something out of his trunk at an intersection.

He says the two cars continued down Eisenhower to the Bloomfield road intersection.

Gonzalez says that's where the two drivers exchanged words and Epps pointed his gun at Hollingsworth. threatening him.'

Hollingsworth then fired several shots killing Epps, according to the sheriff's office.

Hollingsworth was previously detained at this year's Cherry Blossom Festival in March. Deputies say he and his cousin were passing a gun between themselves at the festival and had permits to carry, so they were released. 

The festival then put up signs saying 'No Guns Allowed.'

 


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