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Man arrested after highway shooting in Alabama, Georgia

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LAGRANGE, Georgia (AP) — A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with three shootings earlier in the day along Interstate 85 between Alabama and Georgia.

According to Troop County, Georgia, sheriff's deputies, Jerrel Raphael Brown ( 39) was arrested in Lafayette, Alabama.

Authorities asked people to search his 1996 white Cadillac his Fleetwood after three shootings were reported. In the Auburn shooting, a 45-year-old man from Prattville, Alabama, was seriously injured by gunshots that appeared to come from the back of the man's car. He was taken by helicopter to Montgomery Hospital.

Interstate 85 in Auburn was closed for hours while police conducted an investigation.

No one was injured in the Georgia shooting. Details about Montgomery's shooting were not immediately released.

Brown was charged in Georgia with possession of a firearm while committing aggravated assault, a felony and first-degree criminal damages.

The Troop County Sheriff used Traffic His cameras to identify the suspect's vehicle so that information about the vehicle could be broadcast so that Chambers County, Alabama, Sheriff's Deputy Brown said he was arrested by pulling a Brown was later turned over to Auburn Police.

Authorities did not immediately identify a motive for the shooting. Auburn Police told The Associated Press that Brown remained in custody Wednesday, but he has not yet been charged.