UPDATE 2/25 — Victorville CHP released an update and said the shooting was a possible road rage incident that occurred on the freeway and the unidentified murder suspect remains at large.
According to CHP, the incident involved a black GMC SUV and an unidentified sedan and both drivers exited the freeway and stopped on the right shoulder of the Nisqualli Rd. offramp. The driver of the GMC, a Hispanic male adult, exited his vehicle. The adult male driver of the sedan also exited his vehicle at which point he fired multiple gunshots at the driver of the GMC.
The driver of the GMC was struck by the gunfire and subsequently sustained fatal injuries. The driver of the sedan reentered his vehicle and fled the scene on the Nisqualli Rd. offramp and continued in an unknown direction.
The identity of the decedent is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.
This is an ongoing and active investigation. Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is encouraged to contact Officer Kavert at the California Highway Patrol’s Inland Division at (909) 806-2484.
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed on the northbound I-15 freeway in the city of Victorville.
It happened at about 8:00 pm, on Thursday, February 24, 2022, on the La Mesa/Nisqualli Road offramp.
Firefighters were requested to respond to a gunshot victim on the freeway and despite life-saving measures, the male was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The California Highway Patrol shut down all northbound lanes for approximately 45 minutes for the investigation, causing traffic to back up for several miles. The La Mesa/Nisqualli Rd offramp is blocked off with sheriff’s crime scene tape.
A pickup truck and a tracotr-trailer were stopped along the off-ramp an at this time its unknown if they were witnesses or somehow involved.
Sheriff’s officials have not responded to an email request from VVNG for additional information.
This is a developing story and will be updated as it becomes available.
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