Bay Area averages a car-to-car shooting on its freeways every week, CHP data show
For almost two years now, the San Francisco Bay Area’s freeways have averaged at least one car-to-car shooting a week.
The reasons for some are unknown, some others were the result of road rage, but most, according to the California Highway Patrol, are tied to gangs.
Since Nov. 1, 2015, there have been 100 car-to-car shootings, the most recent occurring Tuesday in Alameda County, CHP officials said.
“The vast majority of these are targeted and many of them are gang-related,” said Officer John Fransen of the CHP’s Golden Gate Division, which is investigating 83 of the 100 shootings. The... read more
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