Trucker wounded Sunday morning in shooting on I-70 west of Denver

tractor-trailer stopped on I-70 with police cars
Wheat Ridge Police Department

Police in suburban Denver continue to investigate a shooting on Interstate 70 Sunday that sent a tractor-trailer driver to a hospital.

The Wheat Ridge Police Department said in a social media post that a possible altercation led to the shooting that occurred at about 8:10 a.m.Sunday.

Police did not identify the wounded trucker, but did say he is expected to survive.

“We can confirm the incident involved a firearm and the driver was shot,” WRPD said.

If you witnessed the altercation or have any information, please contact the police at 303-980-7300.

Wheat Ridge is located about seven miles west of Denver.