Last night, while my cousin Yale gave me a ride home, from the wedding we had both attended in Norco. Near Ontario and the I-15 , congestion became particularly heavy, and police had closed the on-ramp at Ontario.
This story from NBC explains why.!
The 15 Freeway in the Corona reopened Sunday morning after a fatal shooting reportedly involving two rival motorcycle gangs Saturday night. Reggie Kumar reports live from Riverside for Today in LA on Sunday, Sept.21, 2014.By: Rene Luna
Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 • Updated at 7:04 PM PDT
A fatal shooting on the 15 Freeway in the Corona area reportedly involving two rival motorcycle gangs prompted an hours-long shut down of the roadway near El Cerrito Road.
Gunfire broke out on the freeway at Cajalco Road just south of the 91 Freeway, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said. The incident was reported about 6:30 p.m. on the CHP's traffic incident information website.
Responding officers found two males suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were taken to a hospital where one was pronounced dead and another was admitted for his injuries, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
A third person was treated for similar injuries and released.
According to the CHP traffic incident information website, the shooting involved two rival motorcycle gangs. Those reports have not been confirmed by authorities.
Traffic was backed up for miles on the freeway and surrounding streets as drivers were diverted at Ontario Avenue. Southbound lanes of the freeway were reopened before 7 a.m. Sunday. The El Cerrito onramp and offramp were still closed Sunday morning.
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