Motorist Pulls Shotgun on Trucker and Opens Fire, Washington Police Say

King County, WA — Authorities in Washington are asking for the public’s help to identify a motorist who opened fire on a trucker operating on Snoqualmie Pass last week.

Washington State Patrol (WSP) investigators reported the shooting occurred on Friday, January 21, along westbound Interstate 90 near milepost 32.


WSP said a person in a white passenger vehicle fired on a big rig, striking the door and also causing interior damage.

The truck driver, whose identity was not released, said once he heard the gunfire he then observed a passenger pull a shotgun back into the vehicle.

Thankfully, the trucker did not suffer any physical injuries, WSP said.


WSP did not indicate what the shooter’s motive may have been.

Any one with information is asked to contact to contact WSP Detective Olsen at


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