Victim identified in Virginia truck stop shooting

| 1/19/2007

Police have released the name of a trucker who was shot to death Sunday morning, Jan. 14, at a truck stop in Chesapeake, VA.

According to WAVY-TV, the victim was 39-year-old Clarence Darden of Suffolk, VA.

Investigators told local media that Darden was at Frank's Trucking Center when he spotted a dump truck that fit the description of one that had been stolen from his employer. The name of that company was not available at press time.

According to police, when Darden approached the driver and questioned him about the truck, the man pulled out a gun and shot him three times.