Woman Wounded in Police Shooting on the 91 Freeway in Anaheim, Eastbound Traffic Shut Down

A police shooting on the 91 Freeway in Anaheim prompted a closure of all eastbound traffic lanes on July 5, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

A police shooting on the 91 Freeway in Anaheim prompted a closure of all eastbound traffic lanes on July 5, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

All eastbound traffic on the 91 Freeway through Anaheim Friday was shut down Friday afternoon after a woman was wounded in a police shooting, authorities said.

The shooting, which involved a Fullerton Police Department officer, took place about 7 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of the freeway near Kraemer Blvd., according to California Highway Patrol and Anaheim Police Department officials.

“One female suspect (was) struck by gunfire and transported to a hospital,” Anaheim police said via Twitter. An update on the suspect’s condition was not available.

No officers were hurt, officials said.

An police shooting on the 91 Freeway in Anaheim promoted a closure of all eastbound traffic lanes on June 5, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

A witness reported hearing the sound of a crash, followed by two gunshots, according to CHP logs.

Initial reports indicated a vehicle had crashed into a police K-9 unit vehicle during the incident, logs show.

No further details were available.

The freeway closure was expected to last several hours.

In the meantime, traffic was being funneled onto the 57 Freeway, according to the CHP.

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