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LA MESA, Calif. (CNS) – A shooting on or alongside state Route 94 in eastern San Diego County late Tuesday afternoon left an occupant of a vehicle wounded.

The gunfire in the area of Massachusetts Avenue in La Mesa was reported shortly before 4:30 p.m., a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said.

The victim, who was shot while traveling to the west along the freeway, was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries of undisclosed severity.

The CHP shut down the westbound side of SR-94 to allow investigators to document the scene of the shooting. The closure was lifted by about 8:30 p.m., according to Caltrans San Diego.

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