ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana State Police is requesting the public’s assistance to gather information on an interstate shooting that took place on the Indiana Toll Road (I80/90) in Elkhart County on the Tuesday evening.
At about 6:00 p.m. Indiana State Police Dispatch received a 911 call from the driver of a white Freightliner semi that believed he was shot at by the driver of an unknown make passenger car.
State Police investigators believe that the driver of the semi and the driver of the passenger car got into a road rage incident at approximately the 94.5 mile marker, eastbound, just before 6:00 p.m. This is approximately 1.5 miles west of the County Road 17 Exit. During this incident both vehicles slowed or stopped exchanging words before the semi drove off, continuing east. The driver of the passenger car then allegedly caught up to the semi and fired multiple rounds striking the semi as it passed.
The suspect vehicle is described as a gray or darker colored passenger car that possibly has an Indiana temporary license plate. Anyone that may have information on this incident, may have witnessed this incident, or may have dash camera footage is asked to call Indiana State Police Detective O’Keefe at 574-206-2931.