LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — One person was hurt in a car-to-car shooting that briefly shut down the 101 Freeway in East Hollywood Wednesday morning.
Gunfire was reported to have come from a dark SUV just before 2 a.m. on the northbound 101 Freeway, just south of the Santa Monica Boulevard exit, according to the CHP.READ MORE: Moviegoers Finally Back In Theaters, Excited For Summer Blockbuster 'Fast And Furious 9'
The 38-year-old driver of a Chevrolet truck was injured in the leg as a result of the shooting, and hit the center divider. The driver was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with moderate injuries, and while the 25-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries, that person was able to walk off the freeway.READ MORE: Man Shot To Death In Unincorporated Area Near South Los Angeles
The investigation into the shooting briefly shut down the northbound lanes, but the freeway has since reopened.MORE NEWS: Cat Named Hog Allegedly Taken By Uber Eats Driver Back Home In Studio City
The CHP says there is no evidence to indicate the incident was related to the spate of freeway BB or pellet shootings that have plagued Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties.