2 men injured in what sheriff believes was a road rage shooting on North Fwy

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2 men injured in road rage shooting on North Fwy, sheriff says
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Two men in a car were getting off the freeway when someone in another vehicle shot at them multiple times, the sheriff said.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- Two men have been injured in what deputies believe was a road rage shooting in north Harris County.

According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the incident happened Thursday around 8 p.m. on the North Freeway, near Airtex.

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Two men in a vehicle were exiting the freeway when the driver of another vehicle shot at them several times, Gonzalez said. Both men were injured and were taken to a hospital. They are expected to survive.

As the investigation continues, authorities said they are searching for the suspect who fled the scene in a black Dodge Charger.

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Anyone with information related to the shooting is urged to call 713-221-6000.