Oroville Police Investigating Two Shootings Half-Mile Apart

Oroville Police say a man and multiple homes were shot in separate shootings just a half-mile apart.

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 11:42 PM
Updated: Aug 24, 2018 1:43 PM

Oroville, Calif. -- Oroville Police are investigating two shootings only a half-mile apart in Oroville.

Police say the first happened at 10:05 p.m. Thursday at Martin Luther King Junior Park off B Street. A 23-year old man was shot while outside his vehicle in the park. He is now hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the upper body and is expected to survive. 

At 10:22 p.m. Oroville Police received multipled 911 cals of "shots fired" on Florence Avenue, just a half-mile away from the first shooting. Responding officers found three houses and two cars with bullet holes. The homes were occupied, but no one was injured. 

Oroville Police are investigating these two incidents as separate at this time.

There are no suspects at this time. The investigation is ongoing. 

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