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Updated: Man Shot in Sunday Morning Gunfight in Pittsburg

by ECT

At 7:20 am Sunday, the Pittburg Police Department received a report of a male struck by gunfire and was on E 12th Street in the City of Pittsburg.

Originally, Pittsburg police received a report of fireworks at approximently 7:15 am and by 7:20 had reports of the gunfire that had occurred in the area of E 10th Street and Railroad.  Police located a male victim who had been struck in the upper leg.

Upon further investigation, police located several shell casings at the Valero Gas Station and in total recovered 40 casings in that area. Police also located one vehicle (SUV) involved with evidence of an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles. Police also located additional casings inside the vehicle. They also located a casing down the roadway near La Hacidenda Restaurant and it was later reported LaRaza Market’s front door was hit by the exchange of gunfire. Multiple shell casings also located at 10th and Railroad.

According to preliminary information, two groups of people exchanged gunfire where a black SUV carried three individuals which two got out and began firing on another vehicle. In response, the passenger of another vehicle got out and began firing back. At least one person was struck in the exchange.

The subject was transported at an area hospital.

Pittsburg police are still on scene investigating the incident and no additional information has been released.

2:42 pm Update from Pittsburg Police

On Sunday morning at approximately 7:20 AM, Pittsburg Police officers responded to a residence on East 12th Street in regards to a shooting that had occurred several minutes prior. When officers arrived they found the victim of a shooting and immediately began providing medical aid to the victim.
The victim, a 24 year old male resident of Pittsburg, sustained a single gunshot wound to the lower body. He was transported to John Muir Medical Center where he underwent emergency surgery and is currently listed in stable condition.
Shortly thereafter officers located the scene of the shooting, which was near the intersection of Railroad Avenue and E. 10th Street. Officers collected multiple items of evidence from the shooting and based on initial information, it appears there were multiple suspects that targeted the victim.
Officers are currently contacting witnesses and collecting surveillance video from the area in order to identify the suspects. Additional information is not available at this time.
The Pittsburg Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance and asks anyone with additional information to please contact the Pittsburg Police Department tip line at (925)-252-4040.

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1 comment

LuLu Jul 17, 2022 - 10:46 am

The Wild Wild West and early Sunday morning. SMH

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