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Man shot in face on 110 Freeway in South LA

A shooting victim is taken to the hospital in an ambulance after being shot on the 110 Freeway in South Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.

November 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A search is under way for a shooter who opened fire on the 110 Freeway in South Los Angeles, hitting a man in the face.

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. Sunday on the southbound 110 Freeway near the 105 Freeway.

Police said the victim, a known gang member recently released from prison, was driving in a rival gang territory near 117th Street and Wilmington Avenue. The suspects followed him onto the freeway, where the shooting occurred. One of the bullets struck him in the cheek.

According to authorities, the victim was breathing, conscious and even walking and talking. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Station at (213) 972-7828.