JUPITER, Fla. — Investigators released the name of a man who was shot and killed Friday along Interstate 95 in Jupiter following a minor crash and altercation.
The Florida Highway Patrol said the situation started when two vehicles were involved in a minor crash in the northbound lanes just after 1:30 p.m.
Both vehicles pulled over onto the shoulder and a dispute ensued, resulting in shots fired.
One of the drivers, identified as Christopher Michael Maassen, 29, was fatally shot, according to Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Christopher Michael Maassen died as a result of a shooting that happened on Feb 19th around 1:45pm on NB I95 at Donald Ross Rd. We know there was an altercation between two adult males. If you or anyone witnessed, videotaped, or photographed this incident, please let us know.RT🙏 pic.twitter.com/hlkuW1IyJ7— PBSO (@PBCountySheriff) February 23, 2021
The other driver involved in the shooting stayed at the scene and called 911.
The FHP said Friday that Maassen did not fire a shot.
PBSO spokeswoman Teri Barbera said the shooter, whose name has not been released, was detained for questioning, but no arrests have been made.
Detectives are asking that anyone who may have witnessed, videotaped or photographed this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.