(CBS DETROIT) – A Detroit firefighter is dead after a suspected road rage incident.

Detroit Fire Commissioner Eric Jones identified Senior Lt. Francis Dombrowski as the victim in a shooting at a Shell gas station in Troy.

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Police say a car followed the 55-year-old into the gas station parking lot Monday.

The men then got into a verbal altercation that escalated into a shooting according to authorities.

Dombrowski died as a result of his injuries.

He had spent 29 years on the job.

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The shooter initially fled the scene, but later turned himself in.

In a statement, Mayor Mike Duggan says he stands with the entire Detroit Fire Department and the city in the tragic loss of the lieutenant.
He added Dombrowski will be missed terribly.

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