Man fatally shot while driving on Bruckner Expressway in Bronx

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A 24-year-old man was fatally shot as he drove the southbound Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx Tuesday night.

Police said a blue sedan pulled alongside his car, and an occupant opened fire on him between Exit 7B and Exit 8 just after 10:20 p.m.

The victim, identified as Nelson Caban, was shot in the chest and face and pulled over in the middle of the highway.
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NewsCopter 7 was over the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx after a motorist was shot dead while driving.


He was pronounced dead at Jacobi Medical Center.

It is unclear if the shooting was the result of road rage or a prior dispute.

Southbound I-95 was shut down at Country Club Road in the Bronx as police investigated.

All lanes but one were back open by 7 a.m., more than eight hours after the shooting.

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