A truck driver was reportedly shot at on Interstate 44 near Sullivan, Missouri, the Sullivan News reported.
The incident occurred on Friday, at approximately 8:15 p.m. on Interstate 44 near mile marker 257 and the I-44-270 interchange.
Sullivan News reports that the truck driver called police after a passing motorist shot at his truck.
When authorities arrived at the scene, they discovered a bullet hole in the driver’s door. The bullet penetrated the door and went into the head of the driver’s seat. The bullet came to rest in the padding of the seat.
The truck driver told authorities that as he was driving eastbound in the right lane, a vehicle flew up beside him and began tailgating another vehicle.
The suspect then began weaving in and out of the lanes.
The truck driver looked down into the vehicle and saw the flash from the gun and heard the bullet hit his truck.
Police were able to catch up with the suspect, William Jordan, who reportedly admitted to shooting at the truck and told authorities that he had done it in a fit of road rage.
Jordan also had a passenger in his vehicle at the time of the incident.
He was arrested and charged with assault and armed criminal action. Jordan is being held on a $75,000 cash-only bond.
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