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Florida man arrested in early morning road rage shooting on I-90 in Pennsylvania near New York State Line

The victim, a man from Detroit, was taken to ECMC to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries at 6 a.m. Wednesday.

DUNKIRK, N.Y. — New York State Police say a Florida man was arrested Wednesday in Genesee County in connection with a shooting on Interstate 90 in Pennsylvania. The victim was able to drive up into Chautauqua County for treatment.

A truck driver identified as Ervin B. Stubbs, 34 of Ocala, Florida, was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon and fugitive from justice warrant from Pennsylvania State Police. 

New York State Police out of Dunkirk say they responded to a 911 call for a shooting victim around 6 a.m. It turned out to be a 42-year-old man from Detroit, Michigan. The man met EMS and Troopers for first aid treatment at the Fredonia/Dunkirk Thruway exit. He was taken to ECMC to be treated for a single gunshot wound to his knee.

Police report that an investigation revealed that Stubbs was driving a truck on the I-90 reportedly near the exit for North East, Pa. and allegedly shot multiple times at the victim's vehicle. We're told Pennsylvania State Troopers were able to find shell casings, broken glass, and other debris at the scene of the highway shooting. 

Trooper James O'Callaghan told 2 On Your Side: "This was more of a road rage incident, back and forth, you know, passing each other, and ultimately led to this happening." 

The victim told state police investigators the incident happened sometime overnight.  

Police say Stubbs was tracked down at the Flying J Truck Stop in Pembroke and a search warrant of his truck turned up a Ruger 9mm handgun. The criminal weapons possession charge stemmed from the fact that police say he did not have a New York state pistol permit. 

Stubbs was arrested and processed by State Police out of Batavia and will be arraigned and transported to Pennsylvania State Police on an extradition warrant.

O'Callaghan said Pennsylvania state law may be different, but it is possible Stubbs could be charged with something such as attempted homicide. 

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