BREAKING: A person was shot while driving on highway 99 in Merced

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a shooting on Southbound 99 near Merced.

Officers responded to Southbound highway 99 near the Franklin overpass for reports of a gunshot victim at around 2:35 Tuesday afternoon.

When officers arrived they located the vehicle near the center divider, the identity of the victim remains unknown at this time.

Riggs ambulance is currently providing CPR to the victim. It’s currently unknown how many occupants were in the vehicle.

Expect traffic delays in the area, one lane is currently open.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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