CONCORD (KPIX 5) — A freeway shooting in Concord left one man wounded and prompted the shutdown of all southbound lanes on Highway 242, Saturday afternoon.
According to police the victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was transferred to John Muir Medical Center where he underwent surgery.READ MORE: Afghan Refugee Who Moved Family To NorCal Shot Dead In San Francisco While Working As Driver
Police said the suspect may have been driving a silver SUV.READ MORE: Man Arrested In Petaluma for Possession of Loaded Firearm in Public Place
Police shut down the highway between Grant Avenue and Concord Avenue exits for about 2 hours. There are reports that shell casings were on the road. The road was reopened around 6 p.m.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Sees 3,000 Car Break-Ins in 1 Month; 'It's Out of Control'
The closure caused major delays on the side streets in the vicinity and motorists were advised to avoid the area.