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Marion County Sheriff's Department Investigating Interstate Shooting

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The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting that happened Friday night just after 8:30.

Anthony Delligatti, 18, and Amanda Delligatti, 21, were both treated and released by EMS after a possible road rage incident on Interstate 79.

The sheriff's department said the incident happened near the I-79 weigh station near mile marker 137.  The shooter followed the Delligattis before pulling up to the passenger side of the vehicle, showing a handgun and firing one round, according to deputies.

The victims pulled off I-79 at the East Park Avenue exit and ended up at the McDonalds off of Speedway Avenue.

Deputies said Anthony Delligatti was grazed by a shell casing along his back and his sister, Amanda, was grazed on her right elbow.

The vehicle was described as a tan or gold Chrysler Sebring, which reportedly headed northbound on I-79 following the incident.

If you have any information about this incident, contact Detective Alkire at the Marion County Sheriff's Department at 304-367-5300.

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The Marion County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that a brother, 18, and sister, 21, were the victims of a shooting believed to be related to road rage.  Both victims were treated and released on scene.

The department said the shooting happened near I-79 and Rt. 310., but it is still trying to determine the exact location of the incident.

The Marion County Rescue Squad said the shooter was driving a Chrysler Sebring and continued on 1-79 North toward Morgantown after the shooting.  The victims pulled off I-79 at the East Park Avenue Exit and ended up at the McDonalds off of Speedway Avenue.  

The sheriff's department said the shooter is still at large, and it is unclear if the victims knew the shooter personally.

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--Original Story--

The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting.

Officials were called to the McDonald's in East Fairmont on Speedway Ave just after 8:30 p.m., but the sheriff's department said the shooting did not take place at that location.

The sheriff's department said no one was taken to the hospital.