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Driver of Infiniti SUV opens fire on vehicle, leading to multi-car crash

Police searching for shooter, no major injuries reported

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – A car was shot up Monday afternoon in Opa-locka, leading to a multi-car crash, authorities said.

The shooting was reported in the area of Northwest 135th Street and 37th Avenue around 12:30 p.m.

According to Opa-locka police Chief James Dobson, possibly four vehicles were involved in the crash.

The driver of a white Infiniti SUV got out of his vehicle and started firing on a man inside a silver Buick sedan.

"The accident came after the person started firing their weapon," Dobson said.

Authorities said the Infiniti SUV fled the scene after the shooting, causing a multi-car crash.

No injuries were reported.

“We have approximately 20 shell casings from a (small caliber) handgun on scene here,” Dobson said.

Police said around 20 shell casings were on the street after a driver opened fire on another vehicle in Opa-locka.
Police said around 20 shell casings were on the street after a driver opened fire on another vehicle in Opa-locka. (WPLG)

Northwest 135th Street was shut down in both directions between Alexandria Drive and Northwest 37th Avenue after the shooting.

Police are searching for the driver of the white Infiniti SUV. Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).


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