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Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office identifies man shot, killed after dispute along I-95 in Jupiter

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Investigators released the name of a man who was shot and killed Friday along Interstate 95 in Jupiter following a minor crash and altercation. According to the Florida Highway Patrol an argument broke out after two vehicles were involved in a minor crash in the northbound lanes just after 1:30 p.m. Police say the argument resulted in shots fired, leaving one of the drivers, Christopher Michael Maassen, 29, dead, according to Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

The other driver involved in the shooting stayed at the scene and called 911. The FHP said Friday that Maassen did not fire a shot. PBSO spokeswoman Teri Barbera said the shooter, whose name has not been released, was detained for questioning, but no arrests have been made. Detectives are asking that anyone who may have witnessed, videotaped or photographed this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.