The Associated Press
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities are now investigating eight
possible freeway shootings east of San Francisco after two more
motorists came forward Saturday, the California Highway Patrol said.
One motorist was driving on Interstate 580 in San Leandro last Monday
evening when the vehicle's back window shattered. The driver
initially thought a rock or debris had hit the car, but called
investigators after seeing news reports about the suspected
shootings, CHP officers said Sunday.
Another motorist reported a similar incident that also happened
Monday on I-580.
So far, investigators have found bullet fragments in three of the
vehicles targeted on the stretch of the freeway between San Leandro
and Dublin. Only one person has been injured in the suspected attacks.
Seven of the incidents occurred on Monday evening. Another happened
on Friday afternoon when a motorist's rear window exploded as she was
driving westbound on I-580 in Castro Valley. No evidence of what
caused the incident was found in the car, police said.
Two drivers have reported seeing a balding man in his 30s driving a
black pickup truck at the time of the shootings, but neither victim
actually saw the man fire a gun, CHP officers said.
CHP Sgt. Wayne Ziese said investigators are following "a number of
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Investigators said the attacks appear to be random and have no clue
to the gunman's motive.