A cell phone may have saved a Texas trucker's life when a
sniper's bullet first struck the phone, then hit his neck.
The trucker - 51-year-old Willie Goree of Irving - had
pulled off Interstate 45 in Houston on Thursday, Nov. 2, to make a call when
the shot was fired.
Police closed down I-45 for about an hour and arrested a
36-year-old homeless man from the Pacific island of Tonga. Investigators said
he was living under the overpass from which he fired.
Investigators found a .22-caliber rifle and shell casings.
Goree was taken to a hospital, and was expected to be