Man Arrested in Shooting of USPS Truck Driver

The murder of a United States Postal Service employee may be because of a road rage incident, according to new information released on Thursday.

A 25-year-old man was arrested late Wednesday night in connection with the fatal shooting of a United States Postal Service worker Monday in Dallas, authorities confirmed to NBC 5.

Donnie Ferrell, 25, of Hutchins, faces multiple charges, including a murder charge. He is being held at the Dallas County jail.

NBC 5's cameras captured police and federal agents surrounding a home on Murray Drive in Hutchins late Wednesday night.

A Department of Justice spokeswoman said the arrest was related to the early Monday morning shooting of 58-year-old Tony Mosby. She added that more information would soon be released.

Police said they found Mosby, a USPS truck driver, fatally shot inside a box truck on the 110 block of Interstate 30. Police said they were working to determine a motive for the shooting.

Ferrell was the front passenger in an SUV with three other men, according to the criminal complaint.

The men had been visiting area pool halls and had all been drinking, the complaint said.

At about 2 a.m. the four were driving eastbound on I-30 behind Mosby's marked USPS box truck.

The driver attempted to pass Mosby's truck on the left-hand side, and moments later, Ferrell is accused of firing three shots toward Mosby's truck.

The victim then crashed into the concrete barrier along I-30 near Sylvan Avenue.

One of the men reportedly asked Ferrell why he fired at the truck, and Ferrell responded by saying the driver had made a hand gesture toward their vehicle and that angered Ferrell, according to court documents.

Agents have recovered video recordings near the scene that they say corroborate the information provided by the two men.

U.S. Postal Inspectors are offering a reward up to $50,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case.

Police said the shooting occurred about a mile from where someone fired on a police car earlier in February. Police said there was no evidence linking the two incidents.

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