Atlanta police are investigating after a truck driver was found lying behind his trailer with a gunshot wound to the head yesterday morning.
Police say that the truck driver was found by a passing motorist on I-75 in the southbound emergency lane around 7:10 a.m.
The caller told police that he believed that the truck driver had been hit by a vehicle. When police arrived on the scene, the truck driver was lying unresponsive behind the trailer. He was bleeding from the head.
It was only after the truck driver had been transported to the hospital that a CAT scan revealed that he had been shot in the head.
Police later found several shell casings in the area behind the trailer.
The latest report stated that the truck driver is in critical but stable condition.
No arrests have been made.