Alleged highway sniper arrested in North Carolina

The suspect has been accused of taking shots at passing vehicles on a major highway.
1:32 | 01/18/20

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Next this Friday night, the alleged highway shooter arrested in North Carolina tonight, accused of shooting 20 cars. Tonight the images of shattered windows and authorities now say the shooter is just 14. Here's Victor Oquendo. Reporter: This car window shattered by a suspected highway sniper. It was still just mind-blowing and still shocking to see something like that. Reporter: It all happened along U.S. 264 in North Carolina this week. Authorities say at least 20 passing cars, shot and damaged with a high-powered pellet rifle. The Wilson county sheriff says they started receiving calls yesterday morning. Drivers reporting bullets blasting through their windows. Others saying the sides of their cars had been damaged. Hugh Scott is a principal at a local school. He was on his way to a school sporting event when his car got I thought this was an isolate incident at the time. Finding out that more vehicles had been shot, I felt that I needed to make people aware that this isn't a hoax. Reporter: Tonight, deputies arresting a 14 year old-boy, releasing these images of a nest made out of tree branches. That's where officials believe the teen hid and fired shots at passing drivers. I am truly blessed and very grateful that this wasn't a more serious incident. Reporter: Deputies set up patrol. They found ammunition near the nest and that's what led them to the 14-year-old suspect that live in the area. Tonight he's been charged as a juvenile. Thankfully, no one husband hurt. Turning to the Iran mfl

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