Andrew Pestano

Florida Highway Patrol Vehicle Shot at While on Turnpike in SW Miami-Dade

A trooper was shot at by a suspect while driving on the Florida Turnpike in southwest Miami-Dade on Tuesday in a targeted act, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The trooper was not injured but the vehicle, which stopped in the area of the Turnpike and SW 288th Street, was struck.

FHP officials say they are searching for the suspect or suspects involved and say they have not ruled out the chance that the officer was targetted - as one of the shots reportedly hit within three feet of the driver's side door.

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