Question swirl around driver shot dead in his semi truck in Texas

Police say that they are investigating the incident as a homicide.

Midland County

Texas police have asked for public help in investigating the death of a semi truck driver in late August — but they have provided few details about the crime.

On Monday, September 23, the Midland County Sheriff’s Office shared a Facebook post asking for public help in investigating the suspected murder of a truck driver.

The post reads:

The Midland County Sheriff’s Office and Midland Crime Stoppers needs your help on a Homicide that was committed in Midland County.

On August 23, 2019 at approximately 9 a.m., deputies responded to the 4100 block of East County Road 63 in reference to a medical call where a male was found unconscious. Upon arrival deputies located the victim in the sleeper of a semi-truck and determined he was deceased with a single gun-shot wound to the chest area. Investigators are currently working this case as a homicide.

Midland Crime Stoppers is offering up to $2500.00 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of those involved. Call 694-TIPS, you may also leave a secured tip online at Midlandcrimestoppers.com. You will remain anonymous because no caller is ever used.

Police provided no additional information about the identity of the truck driver or any suspected motive for the shooting.