Man shot while driving on I-95 near Sample Road in Pompano Beach

All southbound lanes shut down for several hours near Broward-Palm Beach County line
Car on flatbed truck after I-95 shooting in Pompano Beach, Feb. 2, 2023
Posted at 6:38 AM, Feb 02, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-02 16:08:58-05

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — A man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was shot while driving on Interstate 95 in northern Broward County, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

The shooting occurred about 3:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95 near Sample Road in Pompano Beach.

Deputies and Florida Highway Patrol troopers arrived to find a man had been shot. He was taken to a nearby hospital.

The southbound lanes of I-95 were shut down for several hours Thursday morning, forcing drivers traveling on I-95 from Palm Beach County to find alternate routes into Broward County.

All lanes later reopened just before 7 a.m.