MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A suspected road-rage shooting on I-95 near the border of Broward and Miami-Dade counties has sent a man to the hospital, and the search is on for the suspected shooter, authorities say.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the shooting took place in the express lane south of Hallandale Beach Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon, not far from Ives Dairy Road.
A man in his 20s behind the wheel of a gray Ford was traveling southbound when a driver in a 2006 or 2007 black Infiniti M45 with temporary tags fired at him.
The victim was shot in the back and has been taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood with serious but not life-threatening injuries. He is in stable condition, said Lt. Alvaro Feola of FHP.
The shooter allegedly continued driving southbound.
Police have cleared the scene where the express lanes had been closed, slowing traffic.
Investigators are looking for witnesses to help identify the shooter.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.