2 injured in Oakland freeway shooting

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Police are searching for the suspect responsible for the freeway shooting on Interstate 580 in Oakland that injured a 9-year-old boy and a woman. 

The California Highway Patrol responded to reports of a shooting on eastbound I-580 east of Fruitvale Ave. just before 10 p.m. on Tuesday. 

According to CHP, one of the vehicles exited the freeway and crashed at 35th Avenue and Brookdale Avenue. 

Officers arrived and found a woman with non-life threatening injuries from the crash and a 9-year-old sitting in the front passenger seat with a gunshot wound. 

They were both transported to the hospital and are expected to survive. 

CHP says investigators have not determined a motive behind the shooting. Authorities are currently looking for the suspect/s involved. 

They are asking anyone with information to call the CHP Investigation Tipline at (707) 917-4491.

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