Metro police investigate road rage shooting, truck driver injured


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are searching for a black Acura sedan after a road rage shooting on Murfreesboro Pike.

According to police, a semi-truck driver was shot after the incident on Murfreesboro Pike near Philfre Court at 1:40 Tuesday afternoon.

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South Precinct detectives believe two men inside the Acura became angry after the semi changed lanes from the right to the left while traveling outbound on Murfreesboro Pike. The Acura then traveled around the truck and changed lanes from the left to the right, blocking the truck’s path. 

Police said the two men got out of the Acura and walked up to the semi, shooting its driver through the door.

The 40-year-old truck driver was hit in the midsection. He is being treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is expected to recover.

Metro police released a video asking people to help them find the black Acura with a temporary tag.

If you have any information about this crime you’re urged to call Nashville Crime Stoppers at (615) 742-7463.

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