CHP investigating freeway shooting on 99 near Fruitridge Road

The CHP is investigating a shooting that took place Thursday night on NB 99 ner Fruitridge Road Thursday night.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On October 27th, 2022, at approximately 9:44 PM, Sacramento CHP
Communications received notification that “ShotSpotter” had received notification of shots
fired that occurred within the vicinity of SR-99 near Fruitridge Road. An additional call
from a witness advised that a silver sedan also spun out and crashed into a ditch on the
shoulder. CHP South Sacramento arrived on scene and discovered a silver 2005 Infiniti
G35 that was abandoned into a ditch on the right-hand shoulder. There were multiple
bullet holes in the driver’s side of the vehicle. Upon CHP arrival there was no driver or
passengers located in or around the area.

According to an eyewitness, the Infiniti was traveling in the #3 lane of SR-99 northbound at
Fruitridge Road, when suddenly another unknown vehicle shot at the Infiniti several times,
which caused it to lose control in the gore point and go off onto the roadway and into a
ditch. No other information is available about a suspect vehicle or any other victims or

A check of the overcrossing, freeway ramps, and a canvass of the mainline of SR-99, did not
reveal any evidence, driver or possible passengers.

The incident remains under investigation by the South Sacramento CHP Area office. Please refer
all questions to the CHP South Sacramento Public Information Officer.
The mission of the CHP is to provide the highest level of Safety, Service, and Security.

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