Shooting at City Plaza Update

Case# 21-006031


The Chico Police Department Criminal Investigations Section continues to actively investigate the shooting incident that occurred at the Downtown City Plaza on October 7th, 2021, at 5:01am.  At this time a suspect has not been identified.  Detectives are following up on all leads and request that anyone with information regarding this crime to please contact Detectives at (530) 897-5820. 


The continued rise in violent crime is very concerning.  The Chico Police Department’s recently formed Violent Suppression Unit (VSU) continues to be a highly active unit.  In addition to the VSU, the police department’s Criminal Investigations Section as well as the Patrol Division are aggressively investigating this shooting and several other cases, including two recent homicides.  The police department will continue to prioritize our staffing and resources to focus on the reduction of violent crime in our community.

~Chief Matthew Madden



Michelle Walker

Public Information Officer

City of Chico Police Department

1460 Humboldt Road, Chico CA 95928

Desk: (530) 897-5812 | Fax (530) 895-4929 |

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