One Person Hurt in Shooting on Highway Near Concord: Police

Two men were victims of a shooting Sunday evening on a highway in Concord, California Highway Patrol officials said.

The shooting occurred at about 5:05 p.m. on southbound state Highway 242 north of Solano Way. The southbound lanes of the highway were shut down from Highway 4 to just north of Solano Way as officers investigated the shooting. Authorities were still searching for a suspect vehicle late Sunday night.

The two victims were in a black Mercedes sedan when they were shot at. One man was hit and suffered injuries not considered life-threatening, according to CHP officials. But the two victims were not providing investigators with information on the suspect vehicle.

The suspect vehicle with the shooter or shooters inside drove away into the city, CHP officials said.

Anyone who saw or has information about the shooting is asked to call the CHP at (800) 835-5247.

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