UPDATE: Suspect in deadly Blount Co. road rage incident in custody

Road rage incident in Blount County

BLOUNT CO., Ala. (WBRC) - One man is in custody following a road rage incident in Blount County.

The incident happened December 2 between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Highway 75 in the Palmerdale area of First Baptist Church Remlap. The Blount County Sheriff’s office says they were able to get a confession from the suspect.

The suspect, who is in his 50s, is in the Blount County Jail. His name will be released when formal charges are filed.

The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Dakota Nunley. Sheriff Moon said the Nunley was shot in the chest. He was a resident of Tennessee who has lived in Alabama for the past six years.

The person in custody is not from Blount County, according to authorities.

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