Road rage shooting in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Boca Raton police are investigating a violent road rage incident.

Officer say it happened Wednesday evening around 9 p.m. on Palmetto Park near I-95.

The driver of a maroon Toyota Camry claims that he was driving onto Palmetto Park from Military Trail when he said he and a passenger exchanged words with a male driver in a dark-colored car.

The Camry driver claims the other driver pulled up next to him and fired at least three shots, hitting his 22-year-old passenger in the leg.

He told police there were at least two people in the suspect vehicle. He saw it heading east on Palmetto Park Road from the area of the K-Mart Plaza.

The victim was treated at Delray Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Scott Hanley at (561) 338-1344 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.

Police gave this description of the suspect vehicle:

Dark colored car with dark tinted windows
Possibly a Japanese make with a very loud muffler
Hispanic male driver, with dark hair and facial hair
At least one other person in the car

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