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Road rage incident between two truckers leads to gunfire on I-75

A road rage exchange between two truckers on a Florida highway escalated into gunfire on March 3rd. The altercation occurred on Interstate 75 near Ocala, Florida.

The confrontation: The incident started when a truck driver from Virginia threw a water bottle at a fellow trucker. What began as an aggressive gesture quickly turned violent as shots were fired between the trucks while driving.

  • The Virginia trucker was later arrested and has been charged with multiple offenses, including shooting a missile into a vehicle and aggravated assault.
  • Dash cam footage played a crucial role in piecing together the events, as reported by the Miami Herald.

The outcome: Fortunately, despite the perilous situation, no injuries were reported.

Law enforcement's swift action led to the identification and arrest of the 43-year-old suspect on March 6th, ensuring the safety of other road users.

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