Eastbound I-80 in Richmond reopens after chase, possible shooting

RICHMOND, Calif. (KGO) -- CHP officials have reopened eastbound I-80 near San Pablo Dam Road in Richmond after a chase and reports of a shooting Monday morning.

Richmond police were called to the 900 block of 23rd Street over a report of a person with a possible gun or rifle. When police arrived, the suspect took off in a vehicle and a chase ensued. At some point, Richmond police officers believe they were being shot at.

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The chase ended in Fairfield where the suspect was taken into custody. Officials found evidence inside the car that indicates the suspect had a firearm.

Drivers can expect residual delays due to the freeway being shutdown earlier.

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