Trucker accused of opening fire on another trucker on Michigan interstate

The truck driver is facing a charge of assault with attempt to murder.

Monroe County

Michigan police say that a truck driver has been charged for allegedly opening fire on another truck driver on Friday.

The shooting occurred around 12:45 p.m. on Friday, November 15, in Monroe County, Michigan.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says that the two truckers were traveling on I-75 in Friendship Township when one of the drivers opened fire on the other.

The 68 year old shooting victim called 911 to report that he had been shot at by another truck driver.

No injuries were reported.

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Police responded and located both truck drivers.

Officers were able to find a bullet hole in the passenger door of the victim’s truck. They also found a handgun in the alleged shooter’s truck.

The 50 year old suspect truck driver was arrested and is facing a charge of assault with intent to murder, according to Click on Detroit.

Police have not released information on what led up to the shooting.

If you have information about the shooting, you are asked to contact the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office at 734-240-7705.