ONE PERSON DEAD FOLLOWING I-81 SHOOTING
One person is dead following an Interstate 81 shooting. The Kingsport Police Department reports that the shooting occurred at around 4:45 p.m. Friday near Exit 63, the Airport Parkway exit. Alex Erik Miller, 42, of Edgewood, Maryland, was fatally shot by another tractor-trailer driver, whose name has not been released. The two trucks were traveling north toward Exit 63 when they came into contact with one another. Both drivers then pulled over to the side of I-81, which is where the situation escalated to Miller being shot. The circumstances leading up to the shooting are still under investigation and the other driver is cooperating.
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