A pickup driver reportedly surrendered to Ohio authorities on Saturday after allegedly opening fire during a pro-Trump parade near Columbus.
Hilliard, Franklin County police identified the suspect as Todd Crawford, 58, of Homer. He was charged with handing in a firearm on or near premises, a third-degree crime, reported FOX 28 of Columbus.
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Officials responded to a shot on Interstate-270 at around 10:40 a.m. but weren’t sure the shooting was related to the pro-Trump parade, said Andrea Litchfield, a Hilliard Police spokeswoman.
“This is something that we are absolutely worried about,”
Police later found the suspect fired a single shot from a 45-caliber pistol from his pickup truck into the cab of a semi-trailer truck with an attached trailer, FOX reported 28.
Authorities said the two drivers were involved in an altercation prior to the shot, Columbus Dispatch reported.
Crawford surrendered a few hours after the incident and was sent to Franklin County Jail, the station reported.
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Authorities later said Crawford was a participant in the parade, which FOX 28 said was cruising along a section of the freeway at the time.