Man Shot During Road Rage Incident on Highway 91

Published 2:34 pm Thursday, August 22, 2019

A man was shot during a road rage incident just before 1 p.m. on Highway 91, according to investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to the scene at the intersection of Rufus Taylor Road and Highway 91. Investigators determined that 26-year-old Maison Jeremiah Little exited his vehicle at the traffic light and punched 24-year-old Coen Shaw Powell in the face. Powell drew a handgun and fired at Little, hitting him at least twice.

Powell was taken to the sheriff’s office for questioning. Little transported himself to the hospital for treatment.

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No charges have been filed at this time.