Man Shot While Driving Northbound on 215 Freeway in Colton Area

A man was shot while driving early Tuesday in a seemingly random attack on the 215 Freeway in the Colton area, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The victim was driving alone northbound on the freeway at about 1:30 a.m. when his arm was shot in what police called an "unprovoked attack." Officials said there is no indication that the shooting was an act of road rage.

"When the shots were fired, one got stuck in the door, one came past my face and right into my arm," victim Scott Decristofaro said.

Decristofaro was transported to a local trauma center with non-life threatening injuries, CHP said. He suffered an injury to the arm. 

His only description of the gunman’s car was that it was a gold sedan.

"It's crazy," his wife Laura said. "Feels like a bad dream we can't wake up from. I'm so thankful that he's ok."

The victim has a new appreciation for his life after the experience.

"I appreciate life right now," he said. "A couple of inches, the police officer said, would have caught my chest."

Anyone with information on the shooting is encouraged to contact the California Highway Patrol San Bernardino Division at 909-383-4247.

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