Highway Patrol is asking for help in locating a vehicle whose occupants are
wanted in connection with two shootings that occurred on Interstate 80 in the
San Francisco Bay area.
searching for a white, four-door 1980s Cadillac with blue California license
plates. According to media reports, on Saturday, July 9, near Hercules, CA, the
passenger of the Cadillac shot two teenagers in a 2003 Toyota Corolla after the
cars exchanged gang signs.
The driver of the
Corolla was shot twice in his left leg, while his front passenger suffered a
graze wound to his head. The driver underwent surgery, while the passenger was
treated and released.
Police are also
searching for the occupants of a silver four-door sedan in connection with a
second shooting that occurred Sunday, July 10, near Fairfield, CA. The driver
of the vehicle allegedly fired shots at the driver of a 1994 Cadillac. The
victim is in serious to critical condition from a head injury, The
Associated Press reported.
The incidents follow
a period of highway violence and possible gang activity on California’s
roadways. According to CHP, a string of 11 shootings in Southern California
earlier this year prompted the creation of a task force to investigate the
information regarding the Hercules or Fairfield investigations is encouraged to
call CHP at 1-800-TELL-CHP (1-800-835-5247).