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MacArthur Causeway shut down after driver reports being shot at by dirt bike rider

FILE PHOTO: MacArthur Causeway
FILE PHOTO: MacArthur Causeway

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Police are investigating what could have been a case of road rage that led to a shooting along the MacArthur Causeway. A driver called police to say that someone on a dirt bike had fired a shot into his car as he was traveling eastbound on the causeway.

Miami-Beach police received the call at 6:39 p.m. about the shooting and said the victim was calling from the 900 block of West Avenue.

According to police, the driver was grazed by the bullet and was not transported to the hospital.

Anyone with information is urged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477.

(Assignment desk editor Wilson Louis contributed to this story.)

About the Author:

Michelle F. Solomon is the podcast producer/reporter/host of Local 10's original, true crime podcast The Florida Files and a digital journalist for Local 10.com.