State Police say stray bullet hit truck on I-65

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State Police are investigating a stray bullet that passed through the cab of a pickup truck on Interstate 65 north of Lafayette Sunday night, barely missing three people in the truck.

Police report the 2010 Chevrolet pickup was northbound around 7:20 p.m. near the State Road 18/Brookston exit when it was struck.

The trooper investigating said the bullet entered the front right passenger door window, traveled through the cab and exited the rear window on the driver's side.  Fortunately, no one inside the truck was injured.

Police are asking the assistance of anyone who is aware of people who might have been target shooting in the area.

The police contact number is (765) 567-2125.

Police caution that when using firearms, whether hunting and or target shooting, utmost care should be taken in knowing where the bullet travels after it leaves the barrel of the gun.

The investigation is continuing.