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Man shot on 710 Freeway, lanes shut down [Updated]

April 7, 2011 |  6:06 pm

One person was shot in the arm on the 710 Freeway near Alondra Boulevard on Thursday afternoon, snarling traffic.

The shooting occurred about 4:30 p.m. as the motorist drove in a southbound lane, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

The victim was hit in the arm and taken to a local hospital in stable condition, authorities said. Deputies had not identified a suspect.

The California Highway Patrol said it has closed two southbound lanes.

[Updated 7:04 p.m.: Authorities said the lanes have been reopened.]

No other details were immediately available.

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