CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Chula Vista police are investigating a shooting stemming from a dispute between two drivers near a busy Otay Ranch intersection, the agency said.
The incident happened about 10 a.m. on Olympic Parkway and Town Center Drive, part of a bustling business corridor featuring restaurants, hotels and a nearby Walmart store.
Police say it began when two vehicles were stopped next to each other at the intersection. A man from each car exited their vehicle and engaged in a physical fight. During the altercation one of the men shot the other man with a handgun, then proceeded to flee the scene.
The suspect was last seen heading east on Olympic Parkway and was said to have been wearing dark clothing. Police say the suspect is still outstanding.
The relationship between the two men is unknown, CVPD said.
“No current threat exists to the community,” police said.
Officers closed down eastbound traffic from state Route 125 while they investigated, urging travelers to use alternate routes.