Feud Over Parking Space at Truck Stop Escalates Into Stabbing
San Antonio, Texas – A dispute between two truck drivers escalated into a stabbing on Thursday night at a truck stop in San Antonio.
According to San Antonio police, the violent altercation took place at the Petro Stopping Center located on the 1100 block of Ackerman near Interstate 10 East at approximately 9 p.m.
Investigators say the suspect was attempting to back his big rig into a parking space when 57-year-old Michael Thompson began honking his horn and yelling for him to stop.
Local news outlet News 4 San Antonio reports Thompson was afraid the suspect’s rig was about to hit his tractor-trailer.
The tension escalated even further after both men stepped out of their trucks and continued to argue.
However, police say the suspect then stabbed Thompson once in the arm before retreating to his big rig and fleeing the scene.
Thompson was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Police are still searching for the suspect.
(Image courtesy of SBG San Antonio)
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