Police: 2 people injured after shooting near Ives Dairy Road

Detective Alvaro Zabaleta, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade Police Department, said detectives are searching for the suspect in a possible road rage shooting and crash on Friday in Ives Dairy Road.

NORTHEAST MIAMI-DADE – A busy stretch of road that leads to Interstate 95 was closed while Miami-Dade police investigated a shooting in Northeast Miami-Dade during the rush hour on Friday.

Local 10 News has learned that it was a car-to-car shooting. The shooter was inside a vehicle that shot into the other car and fled the scene. Police are not sure if the people involved knew each other and they say they are not ruling out the possibility that it was a road rage shooting.

The shooting happened around 2:23 p.m. on Friday in the area of 20901 NE 16 Ave., according to Miami-Dade Police. Ives Dairy Road near 15th Avenue was closed causing backups for most of the afternoon.

Sky 10 captured video of a dark-colored Honda with heavy front-end damage. The driver of the car was hit by bullets and was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

The passenger in the car was injured in the crash and was transported to Aventura Medical Center by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

6 p.m. report

A stretch of Ives Dairy Road near 15th Avenue is blocked off while police investigate a shooting.

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