TEXARKANA, Texas — Police here are still looking for at least two men in connection with gunshots fired at a family in a truck on Oct. 9 as the victims traveled along Interstate 30.
Texarkana Texas Police Department Public Information Officer Shawn Vaughn said that as of Saturday afternoon police had no additional leads on the suspects, but the search continues.
Family members told police they were passing through Texarkana on I-30, headed for a vacation area, when two men in a grey Dodge Charger allegedly pulled up next to their truck, pulled out guns and fired.
The driver is reported to have fired several shots into the air, while the passenger in the front seat shot at the truck.
"We don't know if the men were mad about something or what, but the driver suddenly stuck his arm out his window and fired several rounds into the air," according to a TTPD account issued earlier. While none of the family members reported being hit, at least five bullet holes could be seen on the driver's side of the truck.
The truck followed the Charger as it took the Richmond Road exit, drove through a parking lot and then returned to I-30, the driver told police.
Efforts to record the Dodge's license plate number were unsuccessful, but a family member did spot a temporary buyer's tag.
In addition to the driver and passenger in the front seat of the Charger, the family believes there could have been at least one or two other passengers in the Dodge.
The suspects' vehicle might have turned onto Garland Avenue on the Arkansas side of town, according to one witness account.
(Anyone who might recognize the suspects' vehicle is urged to to call TTPD at 903-798-3116.)