3 shot on I-95 entrance ramp at Miami Gardens Drive

Man claiming to be rapper Saucy Santana among victims in Wednesday morning shooting

Authorities are investigating after three people were shot in a car on an I-95 on-ramp at Miami Gardens Drive.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a shooting on an Interstate 95 entrance ramp in northeast Miami-Dade County.

Lt. Alex Camacho said the shooting occurred about 4 a.m. Wednesday as a car was traveling on the entrance ramp to northbound I-95 from Miami Gardens Drive.

Camacho said someone inside a white Chevrolet that pulled alongside the white Honda fired six or seven shots.

Three people in the Honda were wounded and taken to Aventura Hospital. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Camacho said the driver, identified as Justin Harris, 27, was shot in the right arm, the front passenger was shot in the right arm and the backseat passenger was shot in the hand.

One of the victims could be heard telling Miami-Dade police officers at the scene that he was shot because he’s a rapper known as Saucy Santana.

A rapper named Saucy Santana can be seen with blood on his arm after the shooting. (WPLG)

“I’m a rapper, like, I’m a celebrity,” he said.

"I'm a rapper, like, I'm a celebrity," a man claiming to be Saucy Santana tells an officer at the scene of a shooting. (WPLG)

Camacho said the victims were at The Office strip club before the shooting.

Authorities temporarily closed the entrance and exit ramps during the investigation.

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