Shooting Victim Tossed From Moving Car on 110 Freeway in Downtown LA

Man shot in neck hospitalized in critical condition

By Olsen Ebright
|  Sunday, Mar 24, 2013  |  Updated 2:06 PM PDT
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Traffic was shut down for hours in downtown Los Angeles after a man was shot and dumped on the 110 Freeway. He was still alive Saturday night. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013.

Jane Yamamoto and Hernan Vazquez

Traffic was shut down for hours in downtown Los Angeles after a man was shot and dumped on the 110 Freeway. He was still alive Saturday night. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013.

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Shooting Victim Tossed From Car on 110 Freeway in Downtown LA

A man shot in a car was hospitalized in critical condition after being pushed out of the moving vehicle on the 110 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles. Authorities are searching for a burgundy or gray sedan with a blown-out window. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013.
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A man shot in a vehicle traveling on the 110 Freeway was dumped onto the roadway, prompting a Sigalert and the temporary closure of the southbound lanes Saturday afternoon.

The man, who was shot in the neck, was hospitalized in critical condition, according to police.

Authorities are now searching for a burgundy or gray sedan with a shattered rear window.

A Sigalert was issued at 5:09 p.m. for the southbound 110 Freeway near Ninth Street in downtown Los Angeles, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Southbound traffic was snarled from downtown to the 5 Freeway. Drivers were being rerouted at 8th Street.

All lanes were reopened shortly after 7 p.m.

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