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Police Investigating Shooting Along Highway 242 In Concord Sunday

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Concord police and California Highway Patrol officers are attempting to determine the origin of gunfire that left one person wounded along Highway 242 early Sunday morning.

Details remain thin, with police transferring a man with an unspecified gunshot wound located in the 1200 block of Franquette Avenue to a local hospital for treatment. A car initially believed to have been connected to the incident was also located on Highway 242 and searched by police.

A Highway Patrol spokesperson said Tuesday the incident was reported to them at approximately 6:59 a.m. on Sunday, with officers responding to a report of a freeway shooting southbound SR-242, just north of I-680.

A sedan of unknown description stopped in front of a black Mercedes parked on the right shoulder, according to the CHP, and for an altercation took place with the occupant of the unknown sedan shooting at three individuals in the Mercedes, striking one individual twice.  The occupants of the unknown sedan fled southbound on SR-242.

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