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      05-03-2009, 01:40 AM   #1
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Got shot at on I-35 tonight

I was coming back to Killeen from Austin tonight at about 1am. Was traveling north on I-35 when a late 90s 540i came up behind me and started swerving all over the 3 lanes trying to get me to race. He kept at it for a few miles going from the inside lane to the outside lane and back. I was keeping a constant speed hoping he's get bored and take off. He then pulls beside me with an empty lane between us and I hear my passenger side window shatter. I speed up and get the hell off the highway at exit 261 and call the police.

Don't know what they shot me with, but if anyone knows about 3 youths out at 1am in the area tonight, give me some names. There was also a black Audi of some sort following them. I think they were together. Looked like a new A5 possibly.

I'm not pissed I got shot at, I'm pissed I didn't get his plates!
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      05-03-2009, 01:48 AM   #2
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Dude, that sucks. You're lucky to not have been hurt. Hope you're not a target of some kind, and that these guys get snagged (or drive off a bridge).
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      05-03-2009, 01:55 AM   #3
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i hate i-35, that's another reason to hate it even more. sorry to hear, glad you're alright.
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      05-03-2009, 04:15 AM   #4
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That's nucking futs! Good to hear you weren't hurt.

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I don't even know what to say...that is ridiculous! Glad you're okay.
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Have you heard anything from the police? That is an amazing story man, glad you're OK.
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      05-03-2009, 01:25 PM   #7
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That's ridiculous. Probably some wasted punks with a BB gun.
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      05-04-2009, 10:50 AM   #8
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I was coming back to Killeen from Austin tonight at about 1am. Was traveling north on I-35 when a late 90s 540i came up behind me and started swerving all over the 3 lanes trying to get me to race. He kept at it for a few miles going from the inside lane to the outside lane and back. I was keeping a constant speed hoping he's get bored and take off. He then pulls beside me with an empty lane between us and I hear my passenger side window shatter. I speed up and get the hell off the highway at exit 261 and call the police.

Don't know what they shot me with, but if anyone knows about 3 youths out at 1am in the area tonight, give me some names. There was also a black Audi of some sort following them. I think they were together. Looked like a new A5 possibly.

I'm not pissed I got shot at, I'm pissed I didn't get his plates!
Hmmm...Over a year ago, when I had my Evo, a Harley Davidson motorcyclist hit the right side of the car extremely hard...And then he took off going 70-80 mph on a 40 mph zone....I was like F**K IT!!!....And I followed him all the way while on my cell with 911. I got his exact license plate and then I backed off. The city police department caught him around 2 months later after the incident. All I have to say is: BUSTED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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      05-04-2009, 10:57 AM   #9
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That is completely insane, random violence. At least your okay, and glass is easier to deal with than sheetmetal. Did you find a slug? Hopefully it was just a BB gun.
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      05-11-2009, 07:16 AM   #10
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Angry Wow glad you are okay

That really piss me off people could be so stupid doing dumb stuff like shot out your window. Good thing you are not hurt and your window can be replaced.
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      05-29-2009, 10:43 PM   #11
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That sucks...glad you're ok.

What part of I35 did this happen? I know the area around Rundberg Ln (exits 243-236)is the a$$hole of Austin.
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      06-17-2009, 03:59 PM   #12
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Crap like that pisses me off soooooooooooo much...freakin' degenerates.
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      09-08-2009, 03:49 AM   #13
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That's freakin' crazy.... Glad that you're alright... man that would make me a quite concerned!
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      09-08-2009, 04:54 PM   #14
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Holy hell man... I'm glad you are ok. That is absolutely nuts. Not hearing the shot might be a good sign that it was a bb gun or a small caliber, but geez... either way i'm glad it didn't hit you.
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      09-08-2009, 05:46 PM   #15
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This is going to sound like a wierd thing to say, but at least he got your window and not the body of the car. The window is an easy fix, bodywork and paint would be a pain.

I'm glad you're ok, there are assholes everywhere.
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Glad you're okay...man that's nuts!
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      10-29-2009, 11:52 AM   #17
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HEY GUYS IAM NEW HERE GETTING READY TO GET MY E4606M3.. BTW. I DRIVE FOR A LIVING SO IAM UP AND DOWN ON I35, THERES ALOT OF BMW HATERS OUTHERE..I BET YOU RAN INTO SOME OF THEM..,, THERES ALWAYS STATE TROPPERS OUTHERE LIKE FREAKING FLYS, IM glad youre fine dude....it was just ur bmw and not ur self that were seriously hurt..... f..kkk the haters...
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i hate i-35, that's another reason to hate it even more. sorry to hear, glad you're alright.
+1. This story is so phucked up: what is wrong w/ these people!?

I feel for the OP: you acted very responsibly to being provoked. And very glad you are unhurt.
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damn, glad u are oK. i was always got tailgated by truck that wanna race me. Try to avoid those car. You don't know who is behind the wheel. Usually what i did was i stay behind them a little bit to memorize their plate number in case they are following me home
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I was coming back to Killeen from Austin tonight at about 1am. Was traveling north on I-35 when a late 90s 540i came up behind me and started swerving all over the 3 lanes trying to get me to race. He kept at it for a few miles going from the inside lane to the outside lane and back. I was keeping a constant speed hoping he's get bored and take off. He then pulls beside me with an empty lane between us and I hear my passenger side window shatter. I speed up and get the hell off the highway at exit 261 and call the police.

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I'm not pissed I got shot at, I'm pissed I didn't get his plates!
wow what aholes i hope they get caught and get thrown in jail for 100 yrs
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Thats Central Texas for you. I was there for about 10 years. Ghetto...
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      12-17-2009, 06:26 PM   #22
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wow that sucks be carful tho they could have been setting you up for a car jacking if you say a new audi was following them you never no so all you fellow m drivers stay on your toes
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