Ohio Police Ask Truckers for Help in Solving Interstate Murder
Miami Township, OH – Authorities in Ohio are asking for truckers to help them possibly solve a murder that took place along Interstate 75 on Monday.
According to the Miami Township Police (MTP), motorist James L. Brown, 64, of West Carrollton, was southbound along I-75 on Monday at approximately 12:15 p.m. when he was gunned down and killed.
Investigators said the deadly shooting occurred near Austin Boulevard.
A witness to the scene told local news outlet 2 News that a blue Jeep pulled alongside Brown’s SUV when a man a leaned out of the back and began firing multiple shots into Brown’s vehicle.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) responded to the scene, as well as multiple other law enforcement agencies, including the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities shut down the southbound lanes until approximately 3 p.m. in order to investigate and collect forensic evidence at the scene.
A vehicle matching the description of a witness was later stopped, but the vehicle was determined not to have been involved.
Officer Pat McCoy with MTP is asking truckers who might have captured the incident on dash cam to please come forward.
“Any truckers who were southbound at that time that had dash cam operating, we would love to see the dash cam on there to see if there’s anything that could help the investigation,” McCoy told News 2.
If you have information that could be of assistance, you are asked to call the MTP at (937) 433-2301.