Moreno Valley

Freeway Confrontation Leads to Gunfire in Moreno Valley

A shooting was reported Tuesday on the 60 Freeway.

A possible road rage confrontation led to a shooting Tuesday on a Southern California freeway with one person almost being struck by gunfire.

The shooting happened about 7:50 a.m. on the westbound 60 Freeway, just east of Perris Boulevard, in Moreno Valley, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Officer Juan Quintero said the driver of a Ford Flex and the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado pickup had some type of contact on the freeway The Ford driver pulled a gun and open fire.

Quintero said a bullet "entered the Chevy's rear window and exited through the rear-view mirror and windshield."

The Chevy driver was not injured, and he exited the freeway at Pigeon Pass Road, as did the Ford driver, according to the CHP spokesman.

No other vehicles were involved.

The victim stopped his pickup and called 911. The shooter continued northbound on Pigeon Pass, Quintero said.

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No description was available, and the shooter's location was unknown.

Quintero said investigators were still attempting to sort out exactly what transpired on the freeway.

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