OAKLAND -- A gunman who opened fire Wednesday afternoon on a 25-year-old man driving on Interstate 580 in East Oakland is still being sought, police said Thursday.

The man, an Oakland resident whose name was not released, remains hospitalized but is expected to recover from his wounds.

The shooting happened about 12:17 p.m. Wednesday in the westbound lanes of the freeway near Keller Avenue.

Police said a vehicle pulled alongside the man's car and the driver began shooting at him, hitting him more than once and also shattering windows in the man's car.

The gunman drove off the freeway at Keller Avenue and the victim was able to drive himself to a hospital where police were notified.

Investigators still have not been able to interview the victim and don't have a motive yet for the shooting. No other motorists have reported being hit by gunfire.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the gunman. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3426 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.



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