Monday, June 11, 2012

Hitchhiker Writing Book Called 'The Kindness of America' Shot by Stranger

A man who was hitchhiking across the country to pen a memoir titled "The Kindness of America" has fallen victim to a random drive-by shooting.

Raymond Dolin, 39, was shot in the arm after he approached a pickup truck for a ride in Glasgow, Montana.

The shooter, 52-year-old Lloyd Danielson, fled the scene and was arrested four hours later in Culbertson, Montana, 100 miles away.

Danielson is being held on suspicion of felony assault with a weapon and driving under the influence.

Dolin, who is originally from West Virginia, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is reported to be recovering well.

Reports he is planning to change the title of his book to "Americans are Assholes" are as yet unconfirmed.

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"Hey man, shooting hippies is not cool. Can I still get that ride?"

Photo credit: AP

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