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

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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An extraordinary number of freeway shootings lately. Is this a new gang initiation?

Why do they have to shut down the entire freeway and inconvenience thousands of people? Hell, dude wasn't even seriously injured! I guess we gotta pay those 25 cops for standing around and doing nothing...

It´s scary...

Wow, that's crazy! I passed by there at 3:30pm... Glad I was an hour early... lol


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