OAKLAND, Calif. - A PG&E worker was shot at Tuesday evening in Colusa County, according to California Highway Patrol.
The incident was reported around 7:48 p.m. by a PG&E employee who told officers he traveling in a marked company vehicle along Interstate 5, just north of the Maxwell Rest Area, when a white pickup truck pulled up next to him.
He told officers he then heard what sounded like a gunshot and his passenger side window shattered. The driver said he feels he was targeted for being in a PG&E vehicle.
After further investigation and additional evidence, CHP confirmed that the vehicle had been struck by a bullet.
PG&E issued a statement regarding the incident saying the safety of its customers and employees is paramount:
The driver of the utility vehicle was not injured in the shooting.