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Police search for suspect accused of shooting at woman during road rage incident last October

Police say Michael Thacker shot at a woman during a road rage incident along I-40 in October 2019.
Credit: Memphis Police

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are searching for a man they said fired shots along the interstate last October during a road rage incident.

It happened October 23, 2019. Memphis Police say a woman called and said she was driving westbound on I-40 approaching the I-240 flyover when a driver in a newer model black Dodge Charger tried to force her off the road. She said the man got in front of her and slammed on his brakes, causing her to hit the back of his car.

She told investigators that as she and the man continued to the I-240 flyover, the suspect rolled down a window and fired several shots at the her. 

Police say the woman was grazed by gunfire and she was treated on the scene. The suspect took off before officers arrived. 

Investigators identified 35-year-old Michael Thacker as the shooter. A warrant has been issued for his arrest for attempted first degree murder.  

If anyone knows where Michael Thacker can be located, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

Wanted for Criminal Attempt First Degree Murder I-240 and Walnut Grove Report #1910011094ME MEMPHIS, TN - On October...

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Thursday, September 17, 2020

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