SYLMAR (CBSLA) — A man was shot and wounded in the leg while driving overnight on the 210 Freeway in Sylmar.
The apparently random shooting was reported to police at about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday by the driver, who had managed to make his way off the freeway and to a nearby business so he could call for help. The driver was also able to put a tourniquet around the wound to help stop the bleeding.READ MORE: LAPD Officers Shoot Person In Pico-Union
The shots were fired as the man was driving on the 210 Freeway near Maclay Avenue in Sylmar. Two bullets pierced a passenger-side window and a rear window, one of them hitting the driver in the leg.READ MORE: Bee Attack Lands Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills Star Kyle Richards In Hospital
The driver was not able to get a good look at the shooter, but described the suspect vehicle as a late 90s or early 2000s white Ford Explorer. He has since been taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.MORE NEWS: Former UCLA Gymnast Danusia Francis Lives Out Olympics Dream With Torn ACL
Tuesday night’s 210 freeway shooting is believed to be the second in as many weeks, but it’s not known if they’re connected.