Interactive map: A look at Bay Area freeway shootings

Police cars block the exit to the freeway at the scene of a shooting off of highway I-280 near San Jose Avenue in San Francisco. Two people were shot and sent to the hospital. (Photo by Gabrielle Lurie/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)

From the tragic shooting death of a 2-year-old boy on a freeway in Oakland to an Alameda County sheriff's deputy killed by bullets near the Bay Bridge, the California Highway Patrol has been hit by a barrage of freeway shootings across the Bay Area.

There were 144 freeway shootings in the Bay Area's nine counties in 2021, according to California Highway Patrol documents obtained by KTVU through a California Public Records request. 

Nearly 70% of those shootings occurred in the two East Bay counties of Alameda and Contra Costa counties and the CHP arrested suspects in 11% of the time in 2021. 

Not all the shootings were fatal, but all were traumatizing to those who saw the bullets whiz by them on the road. 

Here are some of the more notable freeway shootings in 2021 and 2022: 

In November, someone shot into a burgundy and gray SUV near the Bay Bridge toll plaza, killing the female passenger. A law enforcement source has identified her as Amani Morris, 29, of Oakland. They also say the shooting appears to have been delibera

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