Traffic flows along the western span of the Bay Bridge toward San Francisco from Yerba Buena Island on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man critically injured in Bay Bridge shooting

A shooting on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge left a man critically injured early Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Around 8 a.m. Tuesday, the CHP was advised of a shooting victim being treated at a hospital in San Francisco and that the shooting had occurred on a highway.

Officers responded and learned the victim was shot in the chest around 5:25 a.m. while standing near his 2003 Subaru Outback on the right shoulder of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 on the bridge near the Treasure Island off-ramp.

The shooter fled and remains at large. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the CHP’s investigations tip line at (707) 917-4491.

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