Driver Shot, Killed Along U.S. Highway 277 North of Abilene

Published 09/03 2014 11:18AM

Updated 09/03 2014 11:22AM

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JONES COUNTY, TX – The DPS is investigating a shooting that happened along U.S. Highway 277 one mile north of the Abilene Wednesday morning. The shooting occurred just across the county line in Jones County.

According to authorities, the driver of a black pickup, a yet unidentified man from Abilene, was shot and killed while on his way to work. Authorities have confirmed that there were several bullet holes in the driver's side window.

The DPS is scouring the immediate area looking for evidence.

At this time, there is no word on how the incident happened, nor the names of the parties involved. 

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