USPS truck driver fatally shot on Dallas highway

A United States Postal Service truck driver was killed during a highway shooting in downtown Dallas, Texas, early this morning.

Truck Driver Shot To Death On I-30

Dallas police received a call about the shooting around 2:30 a.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the USPS box truck stopped on eastbound I-30. The truck crashed into a guardrail after the driver was shot.

According to reports, the truck driver passed away before rescue crews arrived. His identity has not been released.

No Arrests Made In Highway Homicide

The motive for the shooting is unknown, but Dallas police said in a press release that a squad car took fire early in the morning in the same area on February 8. Police have not confirmed any link between the two shootings.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Dallas Police Homicide Detective Walton at 214-671-3632 or 214-701-8453.

All lanes of eastbound I-30 as well as the ramp to southbound I-35 were closed for hours for the investigation of the incident. All lanes and ramps were reopened by 7 a.m.