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Man Killed, Another Hospitalized in Shooting on Palmetto Expressway in Miami

Footage showed a red sedan at the scene with what appeared to be multiple bullet holes

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One man was killed and another was critically injured after they were shot while riding in a car on the Palmetto Expressway in Miami-Dade Wednesday.

The shooting happened near a ramp to Okeechobee Road from the northbound lanes of the expressway.

Florida Highway Patrol officials said a red Nissan sedan was on the expressway when someone shot at it, hitting the driver and passenger. After the shooting the car collided into a concrete barrier wall, officials said.

Footage showed the sedan at the scene with what appeared to be multiple bullet holes.

A 20-year-old man died and another was injured after a shooting on the Palmetto Expressway. NBC 6's Jamie Guirola reports

Hialeah Fire Rescue officials said one man, 20-year-old Timothy Starks, was a passenger in the car was pronounced dead at the scene. Another man, 20-year-old Dante' Banks, was driving was shot in the abdomen and airlifted to a local hospital in stable condition.

Banks' mother of the driver said her son was doing OK.

"I'm just happy my son's alive," she said. "I feel bad that his friend is in that situation."

The incident had the northbound lanes of the expressway completely shut down in the area from Northwest 58th Street.

No other information was immediately known.

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