UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police are investigating after shots were fired at a tractor-trailer on the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County early Sunday morning.
Troopers responded to northbound I-495, north of Ritchie Marlboro Road, around 1 a.m. for a report of shots fired.READ MORE: Some Marylanders Plan To Take Precautions As COVID-19 Positivity Rate Rises Above 3 Percent
Responding troopers saw three bullet holes in the tractor portion of the truck. The truck driver was not injured.READ MORE: Maryland Farmers' Market Week Kicks Off This Week
The driver told police that the incident happened about a mile before he pulled over. He described the suspect vehicle as a silver or gray Hyundai or Kia passenger car.
One shell casing was located in the area of D’Arcy Road and bullet fragments were removed from the tractor.MORE NEWS: Prayer Vigil To Be Held Monday For Two Children Found Dead In Car Trunk In Essex
As police continue to investigate the incident, anyone with relevant information is urged to contact Maryland State Police at 301-568-8101. Callers may remain confidential.