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North Port Police seek details in fatal shooting in North Port

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 11:03:00-04

NORTH PORT, Fla. — Investigators looking for answers after someone shot and killed a driver on I-75 in North Port.

The shooting happened in the southbound lanes between Sumter Boulevard and Toledo Blade Boulevard just before 4 am on Saturday.

The investigation shut down part of I-75.

The victim, identified as Javaris Keon Miller died at the scene.

Investigators believe this is an isolated incident. Police believe the victim was targeted.

At the time of the shooting, Mr. Miller was driving a white four-door 2019 Cadillac XTS.

Miller was traveling from the Palmetto area along I-75, leading up to the shooting.

If there are residents who heard gunshots around 3:45 am Saturday in the area in question, or if anyone saw the vehicle involved, please contact Det. Chris Clark, with any info on this case. 941-429-7349.