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Shooter still at large after firing at least 10 shots at semi truck


Police in Kansas are asking for help from the public in locating a motorist who opened fire on a semi truck driver on Tuesday.

The incident occurred just before noon on Tuesday, August 11, in Kansas City, Kansas, according to local news outlet KCTV5.

Police say that the semi truck had just exited I-70 onto James Street when a suspect in a passenger vehicle opened fire on the truck at least 10 times.

The truck driver wasn’t injured.

Investigators say that there is no known motive for the shooting and that the truck driver did not do anything to provoke the violent attack.

Kansas City Kansas Police say that the suspect is still at large. He is described as a male of unknown age with dreadlocks driving a black Saturn VUE SUV.

Police are using dash cam footage from the truck to learn more.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

This summer, truck drivers across the country have come under fire while traveling on the interstate. Shootings targeting truckers have occurred on I-94 in Michigan and Wisconsin, I-40 in Memphis, and I-70 in Ohio.


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