Deputies: Deadly shooting on I-4 may be result of road rage

Deputies say man was traveling eastbound, towards Orlando

Published On: Jun 29 2013 11:43:40 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 30 2013 07:36:59 PM EDT
Fred Turner
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -

Deadly shooting on I-4 An Orlando man was shot and killed as he was driving eastbound on Interstate 4, and deputies believe he may be the victim of road rage.

The eastbound lanes of I-4 near I-75 were closed Saturday night as deputies investigated the death.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies said the victim, Fred William Turner, 47, of Orlando, called 911 around 3 p.m. Saturday and told the dispatcher that someone was following him as he was heading towards Orlando on I-4.

Turner said the car then pulled up beside him, and someone inside pulled out what appeared to be a semi-automatic weapon.

The dispatcher then heard multiple gunshots, according to deputies. Turner died on the scene.

Deputies believe the suspect is driving a newer model gray Taurus with tinted windows.

Deputies are still investigating what caused the shooting.