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Police Investigating Junction Avenue Shooting

Authorities say residents report up to six gunshots fired on Junction Avenue, near North K and Pine streets.

Police are investigating a shooting reported Monday night on Junction Avenue, near North K and Pine streets.

Officers were sent to the area at 7:07 p.m. after police received calls from residents reporting gunshots fired in the area, Livermore Police Sgt. Todd Madrid said.

Witnesses also told police that two vehicles sped off from the scene after the shooting.

Preliminary reports say the two vehicles suspected of being involved in the shooting are a light-colored minivan and dark-colored truck, Madrid said.

Officers at the scene found two bullet shell casings and shattered glass that appeared to have been from a vehicle, Madrid said.

Police at this time have no further information and have not received any reports of injuries.

Monday's apparent shooting is two days after police were sent to a reported stabbing near the McDonald's restaurant at Chestnut and North P streets.

More police needed in Livermore November 30, 2012 at 11:32 PM
The people of Livermore need to push the city management to fund for a gang/narc unit. They disbanded the unit awhile ago and look what is happening to the city.
John Doe December 02, 2012 at 04:54 PM
Will all the revenue generated from the Paragon Outlets, this city should have no problem hiring more officers and get a handle on this area.
John Doe December 02, 2012 at 05:02 PM
Sorry Maureen. When we moved into this area 20+ years ago, it was a pretty diverse area.A place where people took pride in their homes and properties. Not anymore. We have houses that rent to over 5 families and along with that comes their 20 cars. It is no longer safe to walk around here and we are the ones made to feel we are living in a foreign country, Many, and I say many are undocumented. We never had tagging, shootings, or stabbings in this area until it became more prevalent the last 7-8 years and it is only getting worse. It is unfortunate that the majority of the people won't get involved and as far as forming a neighborhood watch? Impossible when these same people that are the problems are living in your area. People are to scared. I can't wait to get the heck out of here!
DIXIE December 03, 2012 at 04:04 PM
They just started a new gang task force back in July.
D.Brown December 03, 2012 at 04:10 PM
Mexican pride!!!! Doesn't mean violence.....

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