Cops Search for Gunman in Freeway Shooting

Someone fired a gun from the backseat of a white car on the Hollywood Freeway, wounding the driver and striking an occupied baby seat

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    Nov. 30, 2012: Police investigate the scene of an apparent freeway shooting on the Hollywood (170) Freeway in North Hollywood.

    Authorities continued on Saturday to look for a gunman in a white, four-door car who shot a woman in the neck and grazed an occupied baby seat in a car-to-car shooting on the Hollywood Freeway.

    The shots were fired from an imported white, four-door in southbound lanes near Sherman Way, but so far there's nothing definitive about the make and model, officials said.

    The woman, who is in her 20s, was shot while in the backseat of a Nissan Sentra south on the 170 between Roscoe Boulevard and Sherman Way about 7:10 p.m. Friday.

    In the car with the woman was her boyfriend, father and infant child.

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    A 21-year-old man from Placentia suffered moderate injuries after a car-to-car shooting on the 110 Freeway near Carson Thursday, April 26. So far, only two people have come forward with information about the shooting. John Klemack reports from Carson for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on April 27, 2012.

    A white, newer-model four-door, with tinted windows, pulled alongside them and a gunman in the back seat opened fire with a semiautomatic pistol, wounding her in the neck, police said.

    Several bullets hit the car. One grazed the child's safety seat.

    Television stations showed a gouge in the seat's handle and bullet holes in the Nissan.

    In the wake of the shooting, the Nissan veered into a curb, flattening a tire, and the woman got off the freeway at Sherman Way.

    She got back on the freeway and headed toward a hospital, but had to stop because of the flat, police said.

    A man was shot in the face on the 110 Freeway on Sunday.

    City News Service contributed to this report.

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