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Incident Report for Case #2018-329909

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

08/25/2018 - 3:49 PM


500 block Northport Dr.


Male, black, mid 20's, dark complexion, dreadlocks, wearing a mostly red hooded sweatshirt.


 A witness saw a gunman fire a volley of bullets at a car speeding from a Northport Dr. apartment complex parking lot Saturday afternoon. The man with the handgun was standing near a playground and got off between six and eight shots, according to the witness. Officers recovered seven shell casings from wood chips near some of the playground equipment.

Prior to shots being fired, witnesses said there was an argument and fistfight between several men who were in the parking lot.

Several got into the car that was shot at. Officers were not able to find any property damage and there were no reports of injuries.

Released 08/27/2018 at 9:29 AM by PIO Joel Despain

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