Driver Shot on Westbound I-580 in Oakland Dies: CHP

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A person died Wednesday evening from gunfire he suffered on an Interstate 580 onramp near the Oakland Zoo, California Highway Patrol officials said Thursday.

The shooting occurred at 5 p.m. on the 98th Avenue onramp to westbound Interstate 580 in Oakland and shut down the westbound side of the freeway for hours.

The victim drove for a while after he was shot and died near the MacArthur Boulevard offramp from westbound Interstate 580, according to the CHP.

The freeway was closed until about 8:30 p.m. as the CHP investigated, CHP officials said.

The CHP continues to investigate the shooting and asks that anyone with information call the CHP investigative tip line at (707) 917-4491.

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