SHERMAN OAKS – A motorist was wounded Friday in a shooting on the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sherman Oaks area, and an investigation was underway.
Officers were sent to the northbound freeway near Burbank Boulevard about 5 a.m. on a report that a vehicle had crashed, and later learned that the driver had been shot, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The wounded man was taken to a hospital in unknown condition, the CHP reported. No description was available of a suspect or vehicle, or on what led up the shooting.
All northbound lanes were closed while an investigation was conducted. Some lanes were reopened around daybreak, but all lanes were closed again, continuing after 9 a.m., the CHP reported.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the CHP West Valley Area office at 818-888-0980.