Man Fatally Shot on 710 Freeway in Cudahy; Investigation Underway

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CUDAHY (CNS) - A man was shot early today while driving on the northbound Long Beach (710) Freeway in the Cudahy area, and he died at a hospital, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The shooting occurred about 12:30 a.m. south of Clara Street, the CHP reported.

``Upon preliminary investigation, it was determined the driver of an unknown black sedan, traveling in the (No. 3) lane, fired an unknown number of shots at the victim's vehicle, traveling in the (No. 1) lane,'' a CHP statement said.

``The victim pulled over within the center median and contacted 911,'' the CHP reported. ``The suspect vehicle fled the scene and exited on Florence Avenue.''

The wounded man was taken to a hospital, where he died. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.

Video showed bullet holes in the passenger side back window, and the driver's side windshield was shattered.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the CHP at 323- 980-4600.

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