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Man accused of shooting at semi during Trump parade in Ohio


An Ohio man was arrested and charged over the weekend after allegedly opening fire on a semi truck during a political rally.

Fifty-eight year old Todd Crawford was arrested and charged with discharge of a firearm on or near premises, according to local news outlet WBNS.

The arrest came after a road rage incident that began around 10:40 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, in Hilliard, Ohio.

The Hilliard Police Department said that they received a call from an unnamed semi truck driver who reported that a man in a black Ford F-150 pickup had opened fire on his truck as the two vehicles were traveling north on I-270.

No injuries were reported.

Crawford turned himself in a few hours after the shooting was reported.

Hilliard police say Todd Crawford was participating in the Trump parade on I-270 when he fired a gun into the cab of a semi. No one was hurt.

Posted by 10TV – WBNS on Saturday, October 3, 2020

During the investigation into the incident, police learned that Crawford was participating in a parade in support of President Trump on I-270 when the shooting occurred.

Crawford told police that as he was participating in the rally, the semi truck driver struck his pickup, causing him to open fire on the semi out of fear for his own safety.

The truck driver denied this claim, admitting to heckling parade participants, but saying that he did not strike Crawford’s pickup.

Crawford is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday morning. Additional charges could be pending.

So uh…anyone know what happened? from r/Truckers


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