SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - California Highway Patrol are investigating a freeway shooting that happened Thursday evening on US 101 in the area of Story Road in San Jose.
Authorities say the shooting was gang related.
At a late evening news conference CHP Officer Martin Oliveros said a 17-year-old male victim was shot twice on the right side of his body. He was taken to Regional Medical Center.
The suspect vehicle was said to come up on the right side and began shooting. The 17-year-old was a passenger in a vehicle. The driver of the victim car was not injured.
Officer Oliveros said the suspects they are seeking are two Hispanic males wearing black bandanas who were driving a white Dodge Charger.
The CHP has shut down all northbound lanes of the highway at Tully Road. The closure however will soon be moved to the state Highway 280/680 split, according to CHP spokesman Ross Lee. All southbound lanes are open.
CHP says the shooting was reported to them at 6:50 p.m.. When they responded they found out it had happened five minutes earlier.
There is no one in custody at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Single Hispanic male discovered with 2 gunshot wounds Officials say there is no one in custody at this time, but Lee said there was minimal information about a potential suspect vehicle being a white Dodge Charger
2 Hispanic males wearing black bandanas.
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