Trucker Victim of Overnight Shooting - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

02/08/05

Trucker Victim of Overnight Shooting

Officers on the scene by the victim's truck. Officers on the scene by the victim's truck.

The driver of an 18-wheeler is the victim of an overnight shooting. Just before 5am this morning, the trucker walked up to Garden City officers on Dean Forest Road. The man said he had been shot. Officers immediately called for an ambulance and EMTs found a bullet wound on the man's back.

Officers also located several bullet holes in the sleeper part of the truck.

The victim was taken to Memorial Health while other officers located four shell casings in an area near 40th and Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard.

Detectives are questioning witnesses and looking for a motive in the shooting.

Reported by: Steven Shoob, sshoob@wtoc.com

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