Teen Shot While Driving On I-80 In Pinole

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PINOLE (CBS SF) – A teen boy was shot while driving on Interstate Highway 80 in Pinole on Saturday, police said Tuesday.

The juvenile was driving west on Highway 80 near the Appian Way exit around noon Saturday when someone in a passing car shot him in the shoulder, Pinole police Cmdr. Matthew Messier said.

The victim drove himself to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez to be treated for the gunshot wound, which was not life-threatening.

He was later transferred to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek for further treatment, police said.

Messier said the suspect vehicle was described as a 2006 Honda with tinted windows and black rims, with “6XJ” as part of the license plate.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call (510) 724-8955.


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