A man was shot to death today on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Seal Beach.
The shooting was reported shortly after 6 p.m. on the northbound San Diego Freeway just south of the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The victim was the sole occupant of a Hyundai Elantra, which veered left and struck the front of a maroon Honda Accord on the passenger side, according to Duane Graham of the CHP's Westminster office. The one person in that vehicle wasn't hurt, he said.
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Paramedics from the Orange County Fire Authority pronounced the shooting victim dead at the scene, said OCFA Capt. Thanh Nguyen.
The CHP issued a SigAlert shutting down all northbound lanes of the San Diego Freeway in the area and the Seal Beach Boulevard on-ramp.
While they don't have a plate number, officers are now looking for a white Mercedes-Benz 550 or S550 they believe was involved in the shooting, Graham said.
Police were still on location interviewing witnesses as of 10:45 p.m., and all lanes of the northbound 405 remained closed.
The California Highway Patrol asks anyone who may have information about the incident to call their Westminster office at 714-892-4426.