Paso Robles apartment complex fired upon twice over weekend
August 19, 2013
Paso Robles police responded to two shootings at a single apartment complex over the weekend.
As of Sunday afternoon, officers did not locate any suspects or victims. It is unknown whether any injuries occurred during the shootings at an apartment in the 1200 block of Corral Creek Avenue.
The first shooting took place around 11:30 p.m. on Friday. Neighbors reported hearing four or five shots and seeing a shadowy figure running from the area just after the shooting.
The witnesses also reported seeing several people run from an apartment that may have been the target of the shooting.
Around 2:45 a.m. Sunday, police returned to the apartment complex after neighbors reported another shooting.
Officers recovered evidence of the firing of a small caliber firearm after each of the reported shootings.
Both shootings are believed to be gang related. The Paso Robles Police Department is investigating the incidents along with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force.
A stabbing and a reported stabbing also occurred over the weekend in Paso Robles. The police department has added two officers to nightly patrols.