Cops seek suspect who opened fire on big rig ‘multiple times’ on I-40

After a semi truck driver was the victim of an interstate shooting over the weekend, Memphis police are asking for public help in locating a suspect or suspects.

The shooting occurred on June 20, 2020, at I-40 and Smith Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee, according to the Memphis Police Department.

Police say that the truck driver was traveling on I-40 near the Chelsea Avenue exit when a suspect in a small SUV opened fire “multiple times” on the vehicle.

The truck driver wasn’t hurt, but the truck was hit by bullets.

Police are asking for help locating the suspect or the suspect’s vehicle, which they describe as “dark gray or green, small SUV, possibly a newer model Saturn VUE, with a luggage rack on top and what appears to be a temporary license plate on the rear.”

Authorities say that the suspect vehicle last seen eastbound on I-40 towards the Watkins Rd. exit.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-2274 (CASH).

Police have shared dash cam video to help the public identify the suspect.

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