ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Kenneth Campbell was on his approach dwelling from per week on the street when his windshield cracked and his passenger window shattered, spraying him with glass. He quickly realized it was a bullet that narrowly missed him.
“Six inches to the left, it could have been a headshot,” stated Campbell who’s a truck driver.
It occurred Thursday, August 11 on Interstate 270 on the Lindbergh overpass in Hazelwood.
He waited till it was secure to tug over and known as the police. It took per week for police to take a report. Hazelwood Police say they’re investigating the incident. Campbell nonetheless has the bullet fragment that was wedged within the truck door.
Interstate shootings usually are not unusual. On Friday a person was injured by damaged glass when a bullet hit his automotive. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Division says two vehicles had been taking pictures at one another on I-70 close to the Salisbury exit simply after 2 p.m.
Final month a person was killed throughout a taking pictures on Interstate 55 in south St. Louis.
The Missouri State Freeway Patrol says often interstate shootings are investigated by particular person police departments they usually usually aren’t contacted. There isn’t a database of shootings. However in Illinois, the state has began monitoring shootings on interstates. A database from Illinois State Police exhibits there have been 14 interstate shootings within the Metro East this 12 months. That’s a rise of 5 from the 12 months earlier than.
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