Shots fired at gang member in Paso Robles
November 18, 2013
Paso Robles police are searching for suspects who fired shots at a 21-year-old gang member early Sunday morning.
No injuries occurred in the shooting, but several shots hit a parked car and a residence in the 800 block of Oak St. around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
Witnesses reported seeing a black vehicle with four Hispanic males inside prior to the shooting. The 21-year-old target of the shooting is believed to have exchanged words with the people inside the vehicle about 15 minutes before shots were fired.
The family of the man targeted told officers that the shooting occurred due to his gang affiliation.
The Paso Robles Police Department Special Enforcement Team is investigating the shooting with the assistance of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department Gang Task Force and county probation department.
Police encourage anyone with information about the shooting to contact law enforcement.