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Southbound I-280 Reopens in San Francisco After Freeway Shooting Investigation – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A San Francisco police and CHP investigation into a possible freeway shooting closed all southbound lanes of I-280 north of 25th Street for nearly two hours Wednesday, according to authorities.

CHP issued a severe traffic alert shortly after 11 a.m. due to the police activity. Authorities did not say anything about the nature of the activity.

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Later, the San Francisco CHP office confirmed that officers were investigating a possible shooting on the freeway. CHP said there is one possibly injured victim, but noted the victim’s injury was not life threatening.

Footage from Chopper 5 showed CHP examining a white car stopped in the middle of the freeway with it’s doors open.

I-280 shooting investigation (CBS)

The SF Bay Area 511.org Twitter account posted about the police activity at around 11:12 a.m., saying the closure was at Cesar Chavez Street. It then tweeted a correction saying that the activity was actually north of 25th Street.

The CHP San Francisco Twitter account noted that all southbount on-ramps at King Street, 6th Street and Mariposa Street would remain closed for an unknown
duration.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m., the CHP San Francisco Twitter account posted an update, saying the investigation was ongoing, but that lanes should reopen  within 30 minutes.

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All lanes and on-ramps were reopened shortly after 12:45 p.m., according to authorities.

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Motorists are advised to expect residual delays in the area.

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