FBI Joins Hunt for 'Road Rage Killer'
Pickup driver fatally shot late-night driver in Pennsylvania: police
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 6, 2014 5:40 PM CST
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(Newser) – A bizarre and apparently senseless shooting on a Pennsylvania highway has gotten the FBI involved, Fox News reports. Timothy Davison, a 28-year-old Maine resident, was driving back home Saturday after spending the holidays in Orlando, Fla., when a driver rammed his SUV into a snowbank and shot him dead, according to police. "It was a road rage-type incident," said Pennsylvania state trooper Robert Hicks. "I can’t say I’ve seen something like this before." Federal agents are joining the search as it spreads into West Virginia and Maryland.

It all started when Davison called 911 at around 2am saying that someone was following and shooting at him on the I-81 in southern Pennsylvania. The suspected killer apparently rammed his pickup truck into Davison's SUV and forced it into a snow-covered median. The pickup driver then got out and fired "a couple rounds into the car, striking and killing" Davison, said Hicks. A traffic camera was mounted nearby but didn't show police much more than passing headlights. Hicks said the murder may be linked to another shooting involving a pickup truck about 30 miles away, reports the Kennebec Journal.

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TwoSheds
Jan 7, 2014 4:32 AM CST
This guy was a law abiding gun owner before he went on a murder spree.
Flewt
Jan 7, 2014 4:21 AM CST
When you encounter an aggressive persistent driver at night, take time to evade the problem. It may save your life. If on a freeway, exit as soon as you can. If you are on a highway, try to turn off the road, and if possible, turn around and go the other way, as soon as you are able. It may give you a chance to lose the aggressor. This poor victim had very little chance after the aggressor attacked, but to shoot to defend himself.
Tru2form
Jan 6, 2014 11:51 PM CST
Introducing a gun to a traffic altercation is reason enough to make catching this psycho a top priority. The FBI cannot be sidetracked with child support deadbeats and whatever else they're doing. This is chaos. Anarchy is next.