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Suspect at large after shooting two trucks, leaving one UPS driver injured


The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is asking for public help in locating a suspect who opened fire on two truck early Wednesday morning, sending a driver to the hospital.

The shootings occurred around 4 a.m. Wednesday in Tulare County, California, according to a report from ABC 30.

Police say that a suspect opened fire on a UPS truck driver traveling on Highway 99.

The driver was hit by gunfire but was able to pull off the highway and into a gas station parking lot. The driver was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

Police discovered five bullet holes in the UPS truck.

A second truck driver who had witnessed the UPS driver shooting called police several hours later after discovering bullet holes in his semi.

The driver told police that he did not realized at the time that his truck had been struck by gunfire as the suspect drove past him.

The motive for the shootings remains under investigation.

Police believe that the suspect’s vehicle was a newer model black Chevrolet or GMC crew cab with oversized tires.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CHP at 559-734-6767.


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