Oakland shooting investigation blocks traffic on I-880, lanes reopen

Southbound I-880 lanes near 16th Street in Oakland are reopening following a temporary closure due to police investigating a shooting. 

Southbound lanes were blocked during rush hour, causing severe traffic near Oak Street due to police activity. Officers are investigating a shooting, though it's unclear if the shooting happened on the freeway.

CHP spokesman Adib Zeid confirmed with KTVU that the southbound I-880 lanes were closed to look for evidence of a shooting. 

The Oakland Police Department has a shooting victim on East 12th Street, though it has not been confirmed if the two are related.

Drivers should expect delays and try to use other routes as traffic resumes to normal.