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Chico Police Arrest One Person For Shooting Outside of Downtown Chico Bar

Chico Police have arrested one person for an early morning shooting in Downtown Chico.

Posted: Sep. 6, 2018 7:31 AM
Updated: Sep. 6, 2018 8:49 AM

CHICO, Calif. - Chico Police have arrested one person for an early morning shooting in Downtown Chico. It happened around 1 a.m. Thursday morning.

Police say it happened right in front of Duffy's Tavern, on the 300 block of Main Street.

Police responded to reports of someone brandishig a gun.

When officers arrived, they say they heard a handful of gunshots and saw several people running.

Police arrested one person; another was taken to a local hospital.

Action News Now spoke with a Duffy's bartender working at the time. He says nothing like this has ever happened so close their establishment.

Witnesses at the scene tell Action News Now that the shooting took place after a concert at a nearby venue; featuring a Bay Area artist.
Police are not confirming if there is a connection. The investigation continues.

We are working to bring you the identity of the suspect arrested.

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