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CHP: Bullet shatters car window on SR-94 in Lemon Grove area

94 Freeway shooting
Posted at 7:43 AM, Aug 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-19 11:50:06-04

LEMON GROVE, Calif. (KGTV) – An investigation was launched after at least one bullet struck a car traveling on state Route 94 in the Lemon Grove area.

The California Highway Patrol said the incident was reported at around 3:30 a.m. on the eastbound side of SR-94, near College Avenue.

According to CHP officials, the 63-year-old driver of a Cadillac CTS said he noticed a black or dark-colored sedan driving behind him for several miles prior to the gunfire.

The Cadillac’s driver said the vehicle pulled up to his side and then shots were fired, shattering the driver’s side rear window.

The vehicle continued on eastbound SR-94 as the Cadillac pulled over. ABC 10News learned the driver called 911 after the bullet came through the rear driver side window and lodged in the passenger side pillar.

The driver was not injured.

CHP shut down the right two lanes of the SR-94 from Lemon Grove to Federal Blvd for a few hours as part of their investigation.