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NJ state police looking for driver involved in I-78 road rage shooting in Hunterdon County

READINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the driver of the suspected vehicle involved in a road rage shooting incident on I-78 in Hunterdon County.

The incident happened on Friday, Dec. 15, at around 2:50 p.m., on Interstate 78 eastbound at milepost 23.6 in Readington Township, state police said.

According to state police, the suspect, driving a white Dodge Ram pickup truck with dual rear tires and black lettering displaying business and DOT numbers on the passenger side, pulled up next to the tractor-trailer driver.

From the suspect vehicle’s passenger side window, at least one shot was fired, striking the engine compartment of the tractor-trailer, and causing it to become disabled, state police said.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or the events prior to or following the incident is asked to contact NJSP Troop “B” Perryville Station – Criminal Investigation Office at 908-730-7042, email DSG. Robert Sanchis at or Det. II Dan Sullivan at Anonymous tips are welcome.

Jay Edwards

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