Miami-Dade County

Two men wounded on I-95 when someone opens fire from another car

Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating after two people in an SUV were shot Sunday evening while driving on Interstate-95 near El Portal.

According to police, three men were heading southbound on I-95 between Northwest 81st and 85th streets in a blue Toyota 4Runner when someone opened fire from another car.

The victims, whose names had not been released Sunday night, then drove to Miami-Dade Police Department's Northside District, 799 NW 81st St., for help.

One of the men, a 25-year-old, was shot in the upper torso and was taken to Ryder Trauma Center. Another man, who is 32, was shot in the leg and was taken to North Shore Medical Center. Both men were in stable condition, police said. The third man, who is 33, was not injured. Police say the uninjured man was the driver.

Anyone with information is urged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

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