Police ruled self-defense in road rage shooting (VIDEO)

Investigators ruled the shooting death of a man during a road rage incident in Clayton County, Georgia, as self-defense. Authorities said they will not release the name of the driver, but they said he returned fire at 34-year-old Zachery Everett, of Rex, Georgia, after Everett opened fire on him.

According to a statement, witnesses told investigators they saw the two men arguing on March 10 around 2 pm while stopped at a red light. Everett got out of his car and approached the other vehicle. After arguing a bit more, Everett pulled a gun and started firing at the driver. The driver returned fire, striking Everett at least once.

After the shooting, the driver left the scene and called police to report the incident. The wounded Everett made it back to his car before losing consciousness. When officers arrived, they found Everett unresponsive inside his vehicle. They had him transported to the hospital where he later died.

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