Update at 3 p.m.: All but one lane is open and vehicles are no longer being detoured off of Interstate 5 at Mott Road. All lanes are expected to be open shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday, according to CHP. Investigators have been in the area for much of the day after what was described as “a combat shooting” Thursday morning, July 30, 2015.

Update at 3 p.m.: All but one lane is open and vehicles are no longer being detoured off of Interstate 5 at Mott Road. All lanes are expected to be open shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday, according to CHP. 

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More than two dozen law enforcement personnel were on scene and southbound traffic on Interstate 5 was being diverted at Mott Road after what was described as “a combat shooting” Thursday morning, July 30, 2015.

There are no outstanding suspects and traffic is expected to continue to be delayed while the California Highway Patrol’s Critical Incident Investigative Team and Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office personnel conduct an investigation, according to a CHP press release.

Limited information was available as of about 10:30 a.m., but the release says officers stopped to check on a motorist who was parked on the right shoulder of I-5 southbound, north of North Weed Blvd. at about 6:53 a.m.

Upon contacting the solo and only occupant of the 2004 Chevy Malibu, officers observed a firearm in the vehicle, according to the release.

The release states that after the motorist suddenly sped away from the officers, a pursuit ensued. Officers used a spike-strip, and the vehicle came to a stop in the I-5 center divide at Mott Road. Shortly after it stopped, the shooting started.