Shots fired on I-580 in Richmond, no one injured

RICHMOND (KRON) — No one was injured after shots were fired Sunday night on Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond, California Highway Patrol officials said.

Officers responded to the shooting at 5:48 p.m. Police closed all westbound lanes of the highway near Regatta Boulevard while they searched for bullet casings, Officer Eric Anderson said.

All lanes were reopened by 7:22 p.m.

The suspect pointed a pistol and fired three shots at the victim’s car.

The California Highway Patrol is actively investigating this incident. Officers said the shooting was a road-rage incident between two drivers that started in Emeryville.

The two drivers apparently tried to cut each other off at one point. The suspect opened fire, and crashed into a signpost after exiting freeway, officers said.

The suspect lost his front bumper before he sped off, authorities said.

The suspect car is described as a 2005 Volvo sedan, with the license plate No. 7ENK356.

The suspect is described as a black man with a shaved head wearing a white T-shirt. He was in the car with a woman, police said.

Police said no one was injured in the shooting.

There has been more than 20 shootings on Bay Area freeways since November.

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