On 7-19-22 at approximately 8:54 PM, Chico Police Officers were dispatched to the area of West Sacramento Avenue and Columbus Avenue for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and determined a victim had been transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as a 15-year-old male juvenile and is listed in critical condition. Chico Police Detectives and Violence Suppression Unit Detectives arrived at the scene and are actively investigating the case. No further details about the incident will be released at this time as the investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting are encouraged to contact the Chico Police Department.
Victim: 15-year-old male
Supervisor: Detective John Nickelson