Update: 1 dead after fight, shooting at party

Mar 7, 2015 9:09 PM by Vanessa Vasconcelos

Chico police department confirmed that a 22-year-old man was shot and killed Friday night at an apartment complex near West 7th and Oak streets in Chico.

Benjamin Allen heard about the incident that was just down the block from his home, but didn't expect to get involved. He tells Action News Now that Police called him to unlock his van so they could remove 3 stray bullets lodged in the side door.

Chico Police units and California Highway Patrol responded to a call around 1 a.m. After an initial investigations, officers said a fight broke out at a party at an apartment complex. Investigators said three victims were shot by an unknown number of assailants. Police also said two people were stabbed anlong with another getting hit in the face with a glass bottle.

Detectives have not released the names of the victim pending contact with the next of kin.

Anyone that witnessed, has video or images of the incident or the party prior to the incident, is encouraged to contact the Chico Police Department Detective Bureau.


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