By CBSLA Staff

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — A man was shot and killed on the 215 freeway Thursday afternoon in Riverside.

Authorities responded to the incident around 1:14 p.m. in the vicinity of Interstate 215 southbound at the Alessandro Ave. offramp, according to California Highway Patrol.

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When officers arrived on the scene, they found a Hispanic, adult male with a gunshot wound inside of a white Chevrolet utility truck. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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The identity of the victim is being withheld pending positive identification by the Riverside County Coroner’s office and notification of next of kin, authorities said.

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Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact Officer Maday at the California Highway Patrol’s Inland Division Office at (909) 806-2400.