Road Rage Shooting Claims A Life In The Texas Panhandle
KSCB News - November 23, 2011 8:18 am
A St. Louis man is dead and a Kansas man
is in a Texas Panhandle jail after what deputies say was a road
The dead man is identified as 65-year-old William Thompson
Nardin. Carson County Sheriff Tam Terry says 81-year-old William G.
Franklin of Wellsville, Kan., was arraigned Tuesday and remains in
the Carson County Jail in lieu of a $75,000 cash bond.
The incident happened just off Interstate 40 about 3:30 p.m.
Monday in Groom, about 40 miles east of Amarillo. Terry said
Nardin’s car was sideswiped by Franklin’s pickup truck, and he
confronted Franklin at his driver’s side window outside a
convenience store. Terry said gunshots were fired from inside the
truck cab, striking Nardin.
A message for Franklin’s attorney, James Mosley of Borger,