Shooting investigation prompts closure of 405 Freeway in Torrance

All northbound lanes of the 405 Freeway in Torrance were shut down for nearly three hours Thursday as California Highway Patrol investigated a shooting. 

According to CHP, a person was shot near the Crenshaw off-ramp to the 405. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. Their condition is unknown at this time.

SkyFOX video at the scene shows a motorcycle behind police tape, as well as a heavy police presence. 

The northbound lanes from Western Avenue to Crenshaw Boulevard were blocked starting around just before noon and reopened just after 2:30 p.m.


Traffic was being diverted off at Western Avenue.

No arrests have been reported.