Chico Police investigating shooting on bike path

Police are investigating a shooting in north Chico where they say one person has been taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Posted: May 13, 2020 7:15 PM
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:35 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Police are investigating a shooting in north Chico where they say one person has been taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Officers told Action News Now it happened around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13. The victim was shot on the bike path just off of Rio Lindo Ave.

There has not been an arrest but officials say they are continuing to look for the male suspect. Witnesses in the area said they saw a black man running from the area just after the shots were heard. He was described as wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, and black sweatpants.

Police said the victim was transported to Enloe Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. A few days later, The Pour House, a restaurant in Chico, confirmed the victim shot at was Sam Stuckrath. He is known to be a long-time employee of the restaurant.

Witnesses in the area said they saw a black man running from the area just after the shots were heard. He was described as wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, and black sweatpants.

Stay with Action News Now as we continue to follow this story.

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