Truck Driver Shot in Head Behind Truck in Emergency Lanes of I-75

By Jonathan Andrews, Sr. Digital Content Producer

ATLANTA (CBS46) -Atlanta Police are investigating after a man was shot in the head behind a truck on the Southbound side of Interstate 75 near Downtown Atlanta.

Police said a driver called 911 after he stopped to help and found the man bleeding from the head on the ground behind the trailer of a truck around 7 a.m. on Sunday.

The person called who 911 said the man wasn't responsive. Authorities and the caller originally thought the man was struck by a vehicle but. when EMTs arrived, they took him to Grady Hospital where it was revealed that he had been shot in the head.

Police said on further investigation, they found multiple shell casings behind the trailer.

The victim who has yet to be identified is in critical but stable condition at the hospital as of Sunday afternoon.

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