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Driver randomly shot while exiting I-95 in Lantana, police say

Shooter drives away from scene
Posted at 6:01 PM, Sep 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-29 18:40:38-04

LANTANA, Fla. — Police in Lantana said a driver exiting Interstate 95 was shot by a man randomly firing a gun Wednesday afternoon.

The incident occurred just after 4 p.m. at the Hypoluxo Road exit.

Authorities said the gunman randomly fired multiple shots from the 1200 block of Hypoluxo Road.

A driver who was exiting I-95 southbound was struck by at least one of the shots while on the exit ramp, police said.

The shooter drove away from the scene heading south.

Investigators said the victim was taken to the hospital, treated and released.

Police are searching for the shooter but did not offer a description.

Just after 6:30 p.m., the Lantana police chief said the case was still a "fluid investigation."