SAN FRANCISCO — A gunman opened fire on Highway 280 in San Francisco early Monday, wounding several people and forcing the shut down of the southbound lanes of the freeway for several hours, CBS San Francisco reports. The California Highway Patrol said they and the San Francisco police received calls reporting the shooting at around 3 a.m. on southbound 280 at Alemany Boulevard in San Francisco.
The California Highway Patrol reports that there were “several victims” in the shooting but there was no word on their conditions.
“There were several victims — anywhere between 3 to 6,” said CHP officer Francisco Garcia. “We are collecting evidence and interviewing the victims.”
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Arriving officers did not locate any victims or the shooter, but did find shell casings on the freeway.
All southbound lanes were closed for about two hours.
The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.