Road rage blamed for Greene County homicide

A South Carolina man died in Greene County, Georgia after being shot multiple times. Authorities say the man was a victim of road rage.

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. the Greene County 911 center received a call about a wreck at mile marker 132 on I-20 in Greensboro, Georgia. The call came at about 6:45 a.m. Friday.

Deputies responded to the area and upon arrival, they discovered 30-year-old Joseph Lee Briggs Jr., of Manning, South Carolina was dead at the scene and had suffered what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds.

According to the GBI, Briggs was a victim of road rage while driving on I-20. The GBI investigation remains active and ongoing.

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Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Greene County Sheriff’s Office at 706-453-3551 or the GBI Region 6 office in Milledgeville, Georgia at 478-445-4173. Tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

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