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Shooter on the loose after I-95 road rage incident near Broward-Dade line

Driver rushed to hospital after suspected road rage shooting on I-95
Driver rushed to hospital after suspected road rage shooting on I-95

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.

Authorities say someone inside this black Infiniti M45 fired at a car on I-95 near the Miami-Dade and Broward County border. (Florida Highway Patrol)

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.


About the Authors:

Amy Viteri is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who joined Local 10 News in September 2015. She's currently an investigative reporter and enjoys uncovering issues facing South Florida communities. A native of the Washington, D.C., area, she's happy to be back in South Florida, where she earned a masters degree at the University of Miami.

David Selig is the Digital Executive Producer at WPLG, overseeing Local10.com.