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Gainesville man charged in road rage incident on I-985
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Fernando Contreras

Hall County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gainesville man Sunday after they said he pointed a gun at another motorist.

Fernando Contreras, 27, was charged with aggravated assault and aggressive driving after an incident on I-985, according to a release from spokesman Lt. Scott Ware.

According to the release, a McDonough man was driving a tractor trailer on I-985 near Atlanta Highway when he passed Contreras but then slowed to avoid hitting a deer. Contreras then passed the truck and pointed a gun at him, according to Ware.

No one was injured.

Contreras was booked in to the Hall County Jail.

No bond has been set.

Compiled from Hall County Sheriff's Office press release.