MT. JULIET, TN (WSMV) - A Mississippi man was arrested after police say he pointed a BB gun at a motorist in an RV on Interstate 40.

Eyewitnesses saw multiple officers pull over a tractor trailer occupied by Patreco Bailey, 31, on South Mt. Juliet Road near Adams Lane on Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 p.m.

In the minutes prior to the traffic stop, police say they received an initial call of a person pointing a firearm at an occupant of the RV on Interstate 40. 

After police stopped Bailey and conducted further investigation, they discovered the firearm was actually a BB gun.

Bailey was booked into the Wilson County on a charge of aggravated assault.

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