5 Freeway Reopens Following Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting In Irvine

IRVINE (CBSLA.com) — All southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway reopened Tuesday following a deadly officer-involved shooting that took place in Irvine.

The shooting unfolded just after 7 p.m. Monday on the southbound side of the freeway, just north of Alton Parkway.

At one point, a man in his 30s ran across northbound lanes of the freeway, and was struck by a vehicle after he jumped into the southbound lanes.

An officer-involved shooting subsequently occurred.

Paramedics transported the man to Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana where he later died. His identity is being withheld pending family notification.

No officers were injured during the shooting.

Southbound lanes of the freeway reopened around 3:05 a.m., officers said.

The incident remains under investigation.


One Comment

  1. Victor Jones says:

    Darwin scores again! Glad nobody got hurt except the one that deserved it.

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