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Two Suspects Sought In 91 Freeway Road Rage Shooting

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Police are looking for two suspects who opened fire on another car after a collision on the westbound Artesia (91) Freeway, then abandoned their own vehicle.

One victim was shot multiple times and was in critical condition. His passenger suffered a gunshot wound to the elbow, the California Highway Patrol told City News Service. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The shooting occurred around 8:40 p.m. Thursday, just west of the Bellflower Boulevard exit, the CHP told CBS News.

Authorities said the shooting occurred after a Chrysler 300 and a Honda collided and the occupants got into an argument which escalated into gunfire.

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"The male Hispanics [in the Honda] opened fire with some sort of firearm on the occupants of the silver Chrysler," Capt. Daniel Minor told CBS News.

"The occupants of the gray Honda fled the scene on foot," Capt. Minor said. According to CNS, the suspects were picked up by a silver SUV. It's not clear if the men knew who was driving the SUV. The Honda that was left at the scene was registered to an address in Bell Gardens.

All lanes of the 91 Freeway were shut down for an investigation, but were reopened around 12:45 a.m. Friday.