Elderly Man Detained For Slidell Road Rage Shooting

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A 71-year-old man is in custody for a road rage shooting in Slidell.

Police say Benjamin Talton shot 45-year-old Matthew Ledet in the arm after Ledet intentionally struck the hood of Talton's truck.

Both are said to have waited at a Chevron station for the police.

Ledet, who was treated at a hospital, faces damage, disturbance and obstruction charges, while Talton faces aggravated battery and assault.

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