Trucker shot, killed on I-269; detectives searching for person of interest

Trucker shot, killed on I-269; detectives searching for person of interest

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - After a trucker was found shot to death in a tractor-trailer on I-269 Wednesday morning, Shelby County Sheriff’s detectives are now searching for the person they believe is responsible.

According to SCSO, the victim was found parked on the shoulder inside the cab of the truck on I-269 near Macon Road.

The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Dajuantae Stuart of Hermitage, Tennessee.

Detectives were able to review video footage from inside of Stuart’s cab and believe the person of interest in this case has a tattoo on his arm and is possibly wearing this backpack.

Trucker shot, killed on I-269; detectives searching for person of interest
Trucker shot, killed on I-269; detectives searching for person of interest (Source: SCSO)

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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