UPDATED 10 P.M. Santa Clara County investigators are asking for the public's help in the Highway 85 shooting Wednesday. Anyone traveling on Hwy. 85 in the area and during the time of the incident, and who may have information on the case is being asked to please contact Sheriff’s investigators at 408-808-4500. Those wishing to be anonymous can call 408-808-4431.
UPDATED 3:30 P.M.: A Marine recruiter who was traveling southbound on Highway 85 was shot at in a government-issued car, according to Sgt. Robert Durham, a spokesman for the Marine Corps Recruiting Station San Francisco. The recruiter was alone in the car and not hurt, and continued to drive the car for about a mile before pulling over and calling emergency personnel.
"The recruiter is driving along and hears a loud pop and simultaneously the rear window is blown out," said California Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. D.J. Sarabia.
Sarabia said three or four bullet holes were found in the car. The shooting is still under investigation.
The recruiters vehicle was towed to the parking lot of Yamagami's Nursery and shortly after all lanes of Hwy. 85 were reopened.
UPDATED 3:05 P.M.: All lanes on southbound Highway 85 were opened and traffic was flowing.
Highway 85 was shut down Wednesday afternoon between Stevens Creek and De Anza Boulevards after reports of a shooting and as of publishing time of about 2:40 p.m. the road remains closed.
Northbound lanes of Hwy. 85 were opened at around 2:30 p.m., according to reports, but southbound Hwy. 85 is still backed up.
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At 2:25 p.m. Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Capt. Ken Binder reported to the City of Cupertino that there were no injuries and no reason to believe that the public is in danger.
At least seven Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputies and a handful of California Highway Patrol officers were on the freeway searching around a four-door vehicle.
The road was shut down at 12:30 p.m. according to NBC Bay Area, after a “Marine recruiter who was driving at the time heard a loud bang and the glass of his window shattered,” California Highway Patrol Officer D.J. Sarabia told the news station.