UPDATE 05/09/2022; 04:00 P.M. – The North Augusta Public Safety has sent a photo of the vehicle that the suspect was driving when he shot a gun into another vehicle during a road rage incident in North Augusta on April 29th.

The vehicle is a 2006-2009 Ford Focus. 

Source: North Augusta Public Safety

If anyone has information on who may have been operating this vehicle, please contact Investigator Fox with North Augusta Public Safety at (803)441-4217.


NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) – Investigators are searching for a man accused of firing a gun into another vehicle during a road rage incident in North Augusta.

According to North Augusta Public Safety, the incident began Friday afternoon on Knox Avenue near the intersection of East Martintown Road.

The suspect, described as a black man, approximately 40 to 50 years old, driving a tan SUV, allegedly cut the victim off in traffic while driving down Knox Avenue.

Once they came to a stop light, the suspect then reportedly began yelling at the victim. Once they came to the intersection of E. Martintown Road and Atomic Road, the suspect then fired into the victim’s vehicle with a handgun.

The victim then sped away to the nearby Sprint Station with the suspect following him until the off-ramp, where he fled into Georgia.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has been alerted and is on the lookout for the suspect.

No further information has been provided.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more details as they become available.