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Trucker hurt after broad daylight shooting on Memphis interstate


A truck driver survived an interstate shooting in Memphis today, according to police.

The Memphis Police Department says that they were contacted by a truck driver who had been shot by a motorist around 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 7.

The truck driver told police that he had been shot by a person in a silver Nissan Maxima while he was driving on I-240 westbound between Getwell and Lamar.

The truck driver was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

FOX13 Memphis LIVE

INTERSTATE BLOCKED WHILE POLICE INVESTIGATE: The shooting took place at the intersection of I-240 and Lamar Avenue. >> https://fox13.tv/3jDFfI0

Posted by FOX13 Memphis on Wednesday, October 7, 2020

No suspects are in custody at this time.

Police blocked all lanes of the interstate while looking for evidence but all lanes reopened around 1:15 p.m.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.


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