Man shot during road-rage incident in southwest Miami-Dade

Fight escalates to gunfire Sunday afternoon, police say

By Tim Swift - Local10.com Digital Editor

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A man was shot in a road-rage incident Sunday in southwest Miami-Dade County, police said.

Detective Lee Cowart, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade Police Department, said two drivers got into a dispute just before 3:30 p.m. on Caribbean Boulevard near Southwest 107th Avenue.

The fight escalated and one of the men shot the other.

Both men were at the scene when police arrived, Cowart said.

It's unclear whether the gunman will face charges in the shooting.

The victim was taken to a local hospital. His injuries were not life-threatening and he is expected to recover, Cowart said.

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