Young Girl, Woman Injured After East Bay Freeway Shooting: CHP

A young girl is clinging to life and a woman sustained moderate injuries following a shooting on eastbound Interstate 80 on the border of Hercules and Rodeo Saturday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The shooting, which happened around 9 p.m. at Willow Avenue, "appears to be an isolated road rage incident," according to the CHP.

Both victims were taken to a local hospital, where they are being treated, according to the CHP. The girl, believed to be age 5 or 6, suffered life-threatening injuries, the CHP said.

An investigation is ongoing. The CHP said there have been more than 100 shootings on East Bay freeways in the past year.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 1-800-TELL-CHP.

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