Glynn County

Family shot at while driving near Port of Brunswick, Glynn County Police still investigating

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A man and woman were hit by bullets Tuesday afternoon while driving near the Port of Brunswick, the Glynn County Police Department said.

Police said in a news release the shooting happened just before 3:30 p.m. as a family from Brunswick -- the man, his wife, and two small children -- were driving north on U.S. 17 near Joe Frank Harris Boulevard just before the Sidney Lanier Bridge.

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The man told police that two cars pulled out in front of him, causing him to slam on his brakes. One of the cars sped off; a second car, which police describe as a silver sedan, pulled up alongside the man.

Shots were fired and the man was hit by a bullet, but “it did not penetrate,” police said. The man’s wife, who was sitting in the front passenger’s seat, was shot in the neck.

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The children were not hurt, police said.

Police are still investigating and anyone with additional knowledge of this incident is asked to contact the GCPD Criminal Investigations Division at (912) 554-7802, the non-emergency number at (912) 554-3645, or report it anonymously via Silent Witness at (912) 264-1333.

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