Driver shot after SUVs collide in Santa Monica, police say

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Driver shot after SUVs collide in Santa Monica, police say
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One person was shot after two SUVs collided in Santa Monica on Tuesday, police said.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KABC) -- One person was shot after two SUVs collided in Santa Monica on Tuesday, police said.

The two vehicles collided at Broadway and 6th around 3:42 p.m. Police say one driver got out of a vehicle and fired shots at the other.

Investigators say the two drivers knew each other prior to the collision.

The suspected shooter was taken into custody and a gun was recovered.

The other driver was shot in the shoulder and brought to a local hospital. The wound was not considered life-threatening.

Police are investigating the motive behind the shooting.