Bush Arrested After Ex-Girlfriend Says He Shot At Her, Ran Her Off I-75

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Keontae Lewaun Bush
Keontae Lewaun Bush

Keontae Lewaun Bush is facing charges after his ex-girlfriend said he fired shots at her, then ran her off I-75.

Bush, 21, of 1948 Acre Lane, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, reckless endangerment, domestic assault and possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony.

The former girlfriend said the Nov. 28 incident began after she had tire trouble at the McDonald's parking lot on Lee Highway. She said while she was stopped a Nissan driven by Bush pulled up beside her. She said Ayonnika Watkins was the front seat passenger and Shancika Bush (mother of Keontae L. Bush) was in the back with Brandie Lee.

She said Ms. Lee yelled, "I told you I was gonna get you bitch."

She said Ms. Watkins then got out and opened her driver door. The woman said she then sped out of the parking lot onto Lee Highway with the Nissan behind her.

She said one shot was fired at her vehicle while at McDonald's. She said a second shot was fired at her as she got onto I-75 southbound. She said she could see the muzzle fire from the driver side of the Nissan.

She said while on the freeway that Bush pulled up to the left side of her vehicle, then he collided with her car, running her off the road. During the crash she hit her head on the vehicle, causing a large bump on her forehead. 

Police found a bullet hole in the vehicle.

Police said Bush has a prior history of illegal firearm possession and has a current warrant for domestic assault involving another former girlfriend. 


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