tow-truck driver is in critical condition after being shot by a man whose vehicle broke down on I-70 in Hendricks County, according to Indiana State Police.
At about 10:15 a.m. Friday, authorities were called to I-70 eastbound near the rest park at the 64 mile marker. Officers arrived to find a man suffering from an least one gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.
ISP said the shooting happened after a man had a possible mechanical issue with his vehicle and pulled to the shoulder of the interstate near the rest park. When a tow truck arrived to assist, the man fired multiple shots at the tow truck driver, then got in the tow truck and drove away, per state police.
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Police found the man in the tow truck a short time later and apprehended him. Investigators discovered the man’s 4-year-old child was also in the tow truck.
Authorities have not yet released the identity of the shooter.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.