Georgia woman in custody after shooting teen in face during road rage incident, police say

17-year-old victim expected to survive, officials say

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A Georgia woman is in custody Monday morning after authorities say she shot a teen in the face during a broad daylight road rage incident over the weekend.

Douglasville police didn't immediately identify the woman or release details on how investigators took her into custody.

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The woman was driving a black sedan eastbound on I-20 around 4:40 p.m. Sunday when the shooting occurred, the Douglasville police said. She was believed to have come from the Carrollton area.

The unidentified woman is believed to have come from the Carrollton area, Douglasville police said.

The unidentified woman is believed to have come from the Carrollton area, Douglasville police said. (Douglasville Police Department)

The woman took the exit at Chapel Hill Road after drawing a gun and shooting a 17-year-old in the face, FOX5 Atlanta reported, citing police.

The teen was rushed to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive, the station reported.

Douglasville police offered a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest.

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Authorities asked anyone with information about the incident to contact Detective Sean Williams at 678-293-1747. 

Douglasville is located about 23 miles west of Atlanta.