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After brake checking multiple semis, suspect shoots trucker on Indiana interstate

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Indiana police are investigating an interstate shooting that left a semi truck driver critically injured.

The shooting took place at 4:30 p.m. on July 3 in Whitestown, Indiana.

The Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department (WMPD) responded to northbound I-65 at mile marker 130.5 for a report that a semi truck ran off the interstate and came to rest on Perry Worth Road in front of Woodspring Suites.

A Boone County Sheriff’s Office deputy was on scene providing medical aid to the truck driver, who had been shot.

“Witnesses informed officers on scene that the semi had been the victim in a road rage incident. The suspect vehicle was brake checking multiple semis while traveling North on I-65, causing traffic disruptions. The suspect vehicle was described as a black in color sedan passenger car being driven by a female, with a male in the passenger seat,” police said.

The truck driver was transported to a hospital and is listed in stable but critical condition.

WMPD is asking for public help with the investigation.

If you have any information, you’re asked to contact WMPD Criminal Investigations Division at 317-769-2677 or the Boone County Communications center at 765-482-1412.

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