Shooting Investigation Causes Hourslong Closure of 15 Freeway in Corona

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A shooting investigation caused the southbound side of the 15 Freeway in Corona to close Saturday night, according to California Highway Patrol officials.

A shooting investigation caused a closure on the 15 Freeway on Sept. 20, 2014. (Credit: Stringer footage)

A shooting investigation caused a closure on the 15 Freeway on Sept. 20, 2014. (Credit: Stringer footage)

The incident took place near the El Cerrito Road off-ramp around 6:30 p.m., a CHP incident log stated.

The "law enforcement-related closure" occurred after two vehicles were in a traffic collision, the California Department of Transportation tweeted around 7:10 p.m.

Traffic was being diverted onto East Ontario Avenue.

A shooting investigation caused a closure on the 15 Freeway on Sept. 20, 2014. (Credit: Stringer footage)

A shooting investigation caused a closure on the 15 Freeway on Sept. 20, 2014. (Credit: Stringer footage)