405 Freeway shut down in Van Nuys after possible shooting before reopening hours later

A possible shooting shut down all northbound lanes of the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles for a couple of hours before reopening.

SkyFOX was over the Van Nuys area of the San Fernando Valley a little before 5 p.m. as officers looked for evidence of the possible shooting. At the time SkyFOX was over the area all northbound lanes of the 405 Freeway at Victory Boulevard were shut down as the California Highway Patrol investigated the area.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the possible shooting was reported around 3:25 p.m. on the freeway north of Victory Boulevard. There were no reports of any injuries.

All lanes on the 405 Freeway eventually reopened around 7 p.m.

During the early parts of the investigation, traffic was flowing smoothly in the southbound lanes of the 405.

Law enforcement personnel were seen canvassing the northbound lanes of the 405 Freeway with K9s looking for evidence of the reported shooting.


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