Semi-truck driver shot on I-65 in Jasper County, Indiana State Police say

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Friday, March 29, 2024
Semi-truck driver shot on NW Indiana highway, state police say
The I-65 highway was closed after a semi-truck driver was shot on while driving in Jasper County near Roselawn and Demotte, Indiana State Police said.

JASPER COUNTY, Ind. (WLS) -- A semi-truck driver was shot while driving on a highway Thursday in Northwest Indiana.

The shooting happened around 4:45 p.m. on I-65 in Jasper County, Indiana State Police said.

The driver was driving southbound when they were shot about six miles south of a highway exit near Roselawn and Demotte, police said.

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The victim was transported by medical transport helicopter to a hospital in Indianapolis, police said.

The roadway was closed while the helicopter landed at the scene.

The latest condition of the victim was not immediately known.

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No further information about the shooting was immediately available.