STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Chico Police: Man shot in the back of the head gets robbed, suspects at large

The Chico Police Department is investigating three robberies that left one man with a gunshot wound to the back of his head in the South Campus area.

Posted: Feb 17, 2018 10:32 AM
Updated: Feb 17, 2018 11:59 AM

CHICO - The Chico Police Department is investigating three robberies that left one man with a gunshot wound to the back of his head in the South Campus area.

Chico police said this happened just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the area of West Second and Orange streets, upon arrival officers, found the victim laying in the middle of the street.

The victim was conscious at the time and claimed that two unknown men robbed him, the unidentified victim was later taken to Enloe Medical Center where he’s expected to survive.

While officers were examining the crime scene, officers were alerted to an additional armed robbery that occurred 20 minutes prior to the shooting in the same area, according to officials.

Officers later located two more victims of the robbery spree and the victims said they complied with the suspects’ demands.

So far the Chico Police Department provided only a brief description of the suspects as:

• Two white men
• In their early 20s
• Armed with handguns

According to CPD, the suspects were last seen running southbound on Cherry Street.

Anyone who witnessed the crimes is asked to call Chico police at (530)-897-4911.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 271035

Reported Deaths: 6441
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1165703534
Riverside20555486
Orange17882366
San Diego16726387
San Bernardino15345269
Imperial7190117
Alameda6855140
Fresno611077
Santa Clara5408164
Kern536982
Tulare5009136
San Joaquin447455
Sacramento423669
San Francisco399250
Contra Costa387885
Ventura378950
San Mateo3599108
Santa Barbara326129
Marin280921
Kings267333
Stanislaus266045
Monterey215115
Solano147625
Sonoma135911
Merced127211
Placer91111
San Luis Obispo7652
Yolo67726
Madera5785
Santa Cruz4593
Napa4364
San Benito2732
Sutter2523
Lassen2420
El Dorado2260
Butte2063
Shasta1544
Humboldt1444
Nevada1291
Yuba1282
Glenn1220
Lake961
Tehama881
Mendocino850
Colusa700
Del Norte581
Calaveras530
Mono471
Tuolumne430
Amador330
Inyo331
Siskiyou320
Mariposa311
Plumas110
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 95° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 72°
Oroville
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 74°
Paradise
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 72°
Chester
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 66°
Red Bluff
Clear
85° wxIcon
Hi: 98° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 85°
Willows
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 98° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 72°
We'll have sunny skies and temperatures will end up around average this afternoon. Dry weather and hotter temperatures are ahead in your late week and weekend forecast.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events