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Shots fired in Oroville; suspect detained

Police said they have one man in custody after shots were fired in a south Oroville neighborhood.

Posted: May 6, 2021 3:41 PM
Updated: May 6, 2021 7:13 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Police said they have one man in custody after shots were fired in a south Oroville neighborhood.

Officers said 10 shots were fired on Ontario Ave. and Florence Ave. in Oroville.

Action News Now is working to learn what or who the suspect was shooting at.

No injuries have been reported, however, bullets hit multiple cars.

The incident happened down the street from Wyandotte Academy and Central Middle School. No schools were put on lockdown as they were let out early due to COVID-19 precautions, and police say this is an isolated incident.

This is a developing story. Action News Now will keep you updated with new information on-air and online.

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