Shooting prompts closure of 91 Freeway off-ramp in Riverside

A report of a shooting on the westbound 91 Freeway prompted the closure of the Central Avenue off-ramp.

The shooting was reported just after 2:50 p.m., Sunday according to the Riverside Police Department.

California Highway Patrol's Inland Communications Center received a call from the victim who had been shot. The victim said that the suspect fled the scene, continuing north on Central Avenue.

"The victim described the suspect as a Black male adult, driving a newer silver four-door sedan," CHP wrote in a press release Tuesday.

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The victim could not describe the weapon other than to say it was a handgun.  

Investigators determined that at least five rounds were fired at the victim's vehicle, with one of the rounds striking the victim.

The victim, who has not been publicly identified, was transported to Riverside Community Hospital for treatment of his injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

Any witnesses who may have observed the incident were encouraged to call the California Highway Patrol at 951-637-8000.

This shooting in Riverside comes just a day after a car-to-car shooting on the 60 Freeway in Hacienda Heights left a father dead, and his two sons injured. 

The California Highway Patrol is investigating both incidents. 

CNS contributed to this report.