Written by AARON CASTREJON
IRWINDALE - An Azusa man was taken to a local trauma center with a gunshot wound, one that he reportedly received on the southbound 605 freeway, Saturday night.
The shooting reportedly took place on the southbound 605 north of Arrow Highway around 11:23 p.m. June 5. The 30-year-old Azusa man was shot once, according to the California Highway Patrol Baldwin Park Office.
The suspect was described as a man on a black motorcycle and wearing a black vest. A handgun was reportedly used, according to the California Highway Patrol.
While possibly having been shot north of Arrow Highway on the freeway, the victim likely ended up closer to Lower Azusa Road.
CHP officers arrived to the southbound 605 freeway at Lower Azusa and reported a gunshot victim there, according to CHP radio traffic.
Los Angeles County firefighters were also dispatched to the southbound 605 freeway at Lower Azusa Road, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatch posts.
This is the second shooting incident to have taken place on the southbound 605 freeway in the area Saturday. Earlier in the afternoon, a white BMW crashed into the center divider at Lower Azusa Road just after 5 p.m.. The victims claim they were shot at. A search of the freeway later yielded evidence that a shooting did take place, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Anyone with information on the late-night shooting is urged to call Officer Flagg-Martin of the CHP Baldwin Park Office at 626-338-1164.