VIDEO: Sheriff’s deputies looking for witnesses to I-80 shooting near Vallejo


SOLANO COUNTY (BCN) —¬†Solano County sheriff’s deputies are looking for witnesses to the shooting of a driver on Interstate Highway 80 near Vallejo on Friday afternoon.

A 26-year-old Vacaville man was shot once in the neck on eastbound Highway 80 at American Canyon Road around 4:40 p.m. He was taken to a hospital and released later in the evening, sheriff’s Deputy Christine Castillo said.

The victim’s 5-year-old son who was in the car was not injured, Castillo said.

The victim’s white 4-door Mercedes-Benz crashed into shrubs on the side of the highway. The shooting suspect may have been driving a dark-colored SUV but there is no other description of the vehicle, according
to Castillo.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Solano County sheriff’s dispatch center at (707) 421-7090 or Crime Stoppers at (707) 644-STOP.

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