TribLIVE

| Neighborhoods


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

One person wounded in California shooting

Daily Photo Galleries

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, 2:06 a.m.
 

California borough police are investigating a shooting that occurred about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of Second Street.

Police Chief Rick Encapera confirmed that one person suffered “a lower body injury” from a bullet wound and was flown by medical helicopter to an unknown hospital. The wound occurred near “a major artery,” he said.

Encapera did not disclose the victim's name and no suspects were apprehended as of presstime.

Officers arriving at the police station approximately 11 p.m. referred questions to Encapera.

In an alert issued by California University of Pennsylvania, the suspects were described as two black males who fled in a dark-colored, four-door Audi with oversized chrome wheels.

A crowd of students walking near the scene said they had not heard of the incident. The shooting site is one block from the main campus.

Rick Bruni Jr. is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at rbruni@tribweb.com or 724-684-2635.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Mon Valley

  1. Monessen mayor: Bickering out, blight fight in
  2. Mon Valley Salvation Army marks 100 years
  3. Robinson received rousing reception in visit to NAACP fete
  4. Monongahela church closing appealed
  5. Monessen man accused of hiding stash of heroin
  6. Van Voorhis man charged for Monessen cell incident
  7. Mon Valley Financial Seminar Series continues
  8. Cal U offers only undergrad degree in gerontology in Pa. system
  9. Coyle Theater is back in the spotlight
  10. Ringgold senior Umbel introduced to politics as Senate page
  11. Monessen mayor eyes city hall return
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.