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Man charged in fatal I-20 shooting

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ATLANTA, Ga. -

Atlanta Police have arrested 28-year-old Corey Jones for the shooting death of 25-year-old Tyana Boyd on the shoulder of Interstate 20 Monday afternoon.

The incident closed several lanes of traffic during rush hour. The incident happened close to the I-285 and Martin Luther King Jr. exits.

When police arrived on the scene, they noticed Boyd had been shot in her mid-section. She was transported to Grady Memorial, where she later died.

Police detained Jones, who was Boyd's passenger, at the time of the accident and questioned him for a number of hours before arresting and charging him withe Felon Murder and Aggravated Assault.

Police say that the shooting does not appear to be a case of "road-rage." No motive has been established, at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

The information can be submitted anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online www.crimestoppersatlanta.org or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637). Persons do not have to give their name or any identifying information to be eligible for the reward of up to $2,000 for the arrest and indictment of the suspects.

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