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Authorities Investigate 2 East Bay Freeway Shootings in 24 Hours, 3 This Week

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For the second time in under 24 hours, police are investigating a shooting on Interstate 880 in the East Bay early Thursday.

All northbound lanes of I-880 in Oakland were shut down at 23rd Avenue Wednesday night due after CHP officers responded to a call of shots fired around 10 p.m. Officers arrived to find a vehicle that had been shot several times, the CHP said. The driver of the vehicle was not injured, officials said.

All lanes in both directions were open by midnight.

Around 3 a.m. Wednesday officers in Fremont responded to a shooting on I-880 near the Mowry Avenue onramp, the CHP said. No injuries were reported, but a vehicle was damaged by gunfire and pulled into a nearby fire station, police said. Images of the black sedan showed bullet holes in the rear window and rear bumper. No injures were reported.

A third East Bay freeway shooting happened on Sunday in Oakland, when CHP responded to reports of a traffic collision at eastbound I-580 and Harrison Street around 3:30 p.m.

Upon arrival officers found that a black sedan had been shot multiple times, causing the crash, officials said. There were no reported injuries.

Authorities have not said if they believe the cases are connected.

The Oakland CHP is asking anyone with information to call (510)457-2875.

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