ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — A man is accused of shooting at cows while driving along Florida’s Turnpike.READ MORE: New Travel Restrictions In Place, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns
Elvis Antonio Artola, 30, was arrested Saturday after troopers received a call about a man hanging out of a car shooting a rifle near Osceola Parkway, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The car’s driver told troopers that he pulled over so Artola could use the bathroom when Artola began firing into the woods. The driver said he wasn’t sure whether Artola was trying to shoot cows.READ MORE: Black Friday Shoppers Out Early Hoping To Score Deals
An arrest report says Artola continued shooting as the car traveled down the highway. He faces several charges including firing a weapon in public.
FHP Sgt. Kim Montes says there weren’t reports of any injured cows.
It’s unclear if Artola has an attorney.MORE NEWS: Cold Fronts Bring More Than Just Cool Dry Air To South Florida
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