VIDEO: CHP investigating shooting on I-80 near Highway 4

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (KRON) — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a shooting on I-80 near Highway 4 in Contra Costa County.

The shooting happened near Hercules. All lanes of Eastbound I-80 were blocked but have since been reopened.

The shooting was reported at 9:16 p.m. on the eastbound side of Highway 80.

One person in a car was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Traffic in the area was heavily delayed and drivers are advised to expect delays, according to the CHP.

Tuesday night’s shooting is the latest in a series of roughly 20 that have occurred on East Bay highways since November.

This would be the 27th highway shooting in the area since November.

The suspect vehicle is described as a black Chevrolet El Camino with tinted windows, according to the CHP.

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