Tuesday (12/7) Update:
The suspected gunman in a deadly shooting on Interstate 5 in Sacramento on Monday has been arrested and identified as David Perry, 33, the CHP said.READ MORE: 49er Faithful Buy Tickets To NFC Championship Game After Rams First Restrict Purchase Options To LA Area
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating a road rage incident that resulted in one person being shot on Interstate 5 in Sacramento, the California Highway Patrol said Monday afternoon.
The CHP said a man in a red Dodge Ram was shot through the driver’s side window and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. His condition is unknown at this time.
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According to @CHPSouthSac the victim was shot through the drivers side window and taken to a local hospital. We obtained the video below from a witness who saw the white mercedes that may have been involved. @CBSSacramento pic.twitter.com/uTNtJZMepr
— Laura Haefeli (@LauraHaefeli) December 7, 2021
The shooting happened on southbound I-5 near Richards Boulevard. According to the CHP, it initially received calls of highway violence and road rage at around 2:15 p.m. from the area of Westbound Interstate 80 near Watt Avenue.
Investigators said they were looking for a white Mercedes believed to be involved in the shooting.
The shooting caused the southbound lanes of I-5 from the I-80 connector to Richards Boulevard to be closed. As of 7:15 p.m., Caltrans said all lanes have reopened.MORE NEWS: Shelter-In-Place Lifted In Ceres After Fire Burns At Farm Supply Facility
No further information has been released.