2 men killed in shooting on I-95 in Miami-Dade County

Girlfriend says Nathaniel Peterson among those fatally shot


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Two men were killed in a shooting on Interstate 95 in Miami-Dade County early Monday morning.

Miami-Dade police Detective Marjorie Eloi said one man was found dead in a gold car in the southbound lanes of I-95 near Northwest 95th Street about 4 a.m. The car had a flat tire and one of its doors was wide open with a tarp covering it.

Eloi said a second man was found on the opposite side of I-95. He was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where he later died.

She said a second car was found abandoned on the side of the highway.

Lakebba Key, 21, told Local 10 News that her boyfriend, Nathaniel Peterson, 23, of Liberty City, was among those killed. She said Peterson, who is the father of her 1-year-old child, was shot on his way home from a Miami club. They had been at the club together but left in separate cars.

"All I can say is he's in a better place now," she said.

A motive for the shooting wasn't immediately known.

Several people have been questioned by detectives about the shooting, but no arrests have been made.

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