Trucker accused of firing shot at driver on I-95 in Chesterfield County

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A tractor-trailer driver was arrested for allegedly shooting at another driver on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield County on Saturday. 

Around 5:30 a.m., Virginia State Police responded to calls concerning the brandishing of a firearm on the interstate. 

State police’s preliminary investigation reveals that a tractor-trailer driver, 26-year-old Terrelle M. Jackson, of Georgia, cut off a 2001 Nissan pickup, driven by a 51-year-old Henrico County man, while the two vehicles were traveling south on I-95 near the 67 mile marker.

According to state police, the tractor-trailer then changed lanes and pulled up alongside the Nissan, at which time Jackson fired at the Nissan.

The driver of the Nissan pulled off at Exit 61 and contacted state police. He was not injured in the shooting.

State police say they identified a bullet hole in the Nissan. 

Jackson was located at a gas station off of Exit 58 in Chesterfield County and was taken into custody without incident. He’s charged with attempted malicious wounding, shooting from a vehicle and brandishing a firearm. 

The incident remains under investigation. Stay with 8News for updates. 

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