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1 dead, 3 wounded in drive-by shooting on Interstate 95

Victims drive to Bethesda Hospital East for help
closeup of burgundy Lexus with bullet holes in it stopped outside Bethesda Hospital East
Posted at 3:25 PM, Jun 14, 2021

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — One man is dead and three other people have been wounded in a drive-by shooting Monday on Interstate 95, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said.

Deputies were notified by the Florida Highway Patrol about a shooting that occurred in the southbound lanes of I-95 in or near Boynton Beach just after 12:30 p.m.

The victims, who were traveling in a burgundy Lexus, were wounded by gunfire from another vehicle while traveling south along I-95, Barbera said.

They then drove to Bethesda Hospital East for help.

Boynton Beach police investigate after burgundy Lexus with bullet holes in it arrives at Bethesda Hospital East
Police investigate after a burgundy Lexus with four shooting victims inside arrives at Bethesda Hospital East in Boynton Beach, Fla. Deputies say one man was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting along Interstate 95.

One man was pronounced dead upon arrival, while three other adults were being treated for their injuries, Barbera said. They were expected to survive.

The car, which had multiple bullet holes in it, was later towed away.

Deputies were still searching for the shooter or shooters.

A motive for the shooting wasn't immediately known.