On Friday, March 10, Chico Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of Columbus Avenue for a report of a shooting a little after 5:40 a.m.
Upon arrival, Officers found one person with a gunshot wound. Officers swiftly moved them to an area of safety while medics attended to their wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital with a minor injury and is stable.
The road at W. Sacramento Avenue and Columbus Avenue was shut down for approximately 2.5 hours while Officers investigated.
Detectives with the Chico Police Violence Suppression Unit have taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police Department at (530) 897-4911, reference case number 23-001460.
Location: 1100 Block of Columbus Avenue
Supervisor: Sgt. D. Bailey
Watch Commander: Sgt. J. Schmid
The Chico Police Department is committed to ensuring our community is a safe place to live, work, and recreate within!