Alabama Truck Driver Killed During Robbery Attempt, Shooter Still At Large
Jackson, AL – A truck driver who was found shot dead yesterday morning in a parking lot in Jackson, AL has been identified by police.
According to Jackson Police, the victim of the early Thursday morning shooting is 72-year-old Thearthor Dixon of Thomasville, AL.
Dixon, a log truck driver, was discovered near his truck by an employee at a nearby gravel pit.
Police say Dixon was shot multiple times while in his truck in what was likely a robbery attempt.
The deadly incident occurred at approximately 5 a.m. in a parking lot near a Walmart, according to multiple local media reports.
Police have yet to name a suspect or make any arrests.
The investigation is ongoing.
Transportation Nation Network will continue to follow the story.