Fuel pump dispute leads one trucker to shoot another


Authorities in Butts County, Georgia, say that a truck driver was shot this afternoon because of an argument with another truck driver over a fuel pump. The shooting happened around 1 p.m. today at the Love’s truck stop off of I-75,

according to the  Jackson Progress-Argus. A local reporter with Fox 5 Atlanta said that the drivers had “some sort of a dispute over how long it was taking one of the truck drivers here to pump gas.” The argument led one of the drivers to open fire on the other.

The driver who was shot was flown to a nearby hospital. His current condition is unknown. The driver who pulled the trigger reportedly stayed on the scene and is cooperating with police.

The incident remains under investigation.

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