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I-70 reopens after shooting shuts down westbound lanes in Denver

The shooting was the result of a road rage incident, police said.

DENVER — The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 closed for a while between Havana Street and Central Park Boulevard after a shooting Saturday night, Denver Police said.

According to the Denver Police Department (DPD), a road rage incident led to shots being fired into a vehicle about 9:30 p.m. 

DPD said no one was injured in the shooting, but there was a crash.

One man was arrested on traffic charges, DPD said, and a shooting suspect is still on the loose. Police said the shooting suspect is a male last seen in a two-toned Chevrolet pickup truck.

The interstate reopened about an hour later, according to DPD.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call DPD at 720-913-2000.

It was Denver's second road rage shooting in less than 24 hours. DPD said one person went to the hospital after an incident about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the interchange from Park Avenue West to northbound Interstate 25 and eastbound I-70.

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