MIAMI – Detectives are investigating a Thursday night shooting that left a victim in a crashed sports utility vehicle dead on Interstate 395 in Miami.
Officer Kenia Fallat, a spokesperson for the Miami Police Department, said officers responded to an area on I-395 westbound near the ramp to Biscayne Boulevard.
Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Alex Camacho confirmed Friday morning that a white Range Rover was heading west on I-395 around 10:30 p.m. when it was shot at multiple times.
The driver crashed the SUV into a concrete barrier after being shot.
“We don’t know if this man is the actual owner of the vehicle,” Fallat said. “We believe that there’s another vehicle involved. As to what transpired between those two vehicles is something that detectives are still trying to investigate.”
Camacho said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver has been identified by authorities only as a Hispanic man in his 30s.
Anyone with further information about the shooting is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
“We’re just asking the community to come together,” Fallat said. “If you were in the area at that time, please assist us in trying to close this case.”
Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Louis Wilson contributed to this report.