Missouri man arrested for shooting at truck on tollway

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(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A Missouri man is accused of shooting at a truck on the Tri-State Tollway.

Illinois State Police got a call about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday that the driver's side of a truck tractor was hit by gunfire northbound on Interstate 294. This was just north of Ogden Avenue in the western suburbs.

The suspect's vehicle-a blue truck tractor semi trailer sped away.

With the help of I-Pass, state police were able to track down the vehicle and they pulled it over the next morning and found a loaded gun in a nine millimeter casing.

The driver, 49- year-old Tyree Williams, Sr. from Kansas City, Missouri confessed to the shooting. He was charged with Aggravated Discharge of a firearm.

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