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Road rage may have sparked Burbank shooting

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

November 30, 2010 12:49:10 AM PST
Burbank police are investigating what may be a road-rage incident that ended in a shooting on Monday.Police said the incident began on the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway at about 4:20 p.m.

The 27-year-old victim said he and the male suspect exited at the Alameda Avenue off-ramp and drove to Flower Street and Ash Avenue where they confronted each other.

The man pulled out a gun and fired several shots. The victim was hit once in the torso, and the victim's vehicle, a gold-colored Mercedes-Benz, was struck multiple times.

The victim was unable to give police a suspect description and could only describe the suspect's vehicle as a late-model van of unknown make.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Burbank Police Department at (818) 238-3000.