Suspected gangster shoots and misses in Paso Robles

January 21, 2015
Neil Baker

Neil Baker

A man with gang ties fired several shots at a Paso Robles resident Tuesday morning but never struck the victim, according to Paso Robles police. [KSBY]

Officers responded to the shooting shortly before 6 a.m. in the 800 block of Sycamore Canyon Road. Officers found several vehicles damaged by bullets, but no person with any injuries.

Police say they, thus far, have no witnesses other than the victim. The victim, a 34-year-old man who lives in the neighborhood, was near his work truck when the gunman began chasing him and firing shots.

The gunman was wearing a black hoodie and a baseball cap. After firing shots, he fled in a black SUV, police say.

The victim told officers that there were two other men in the getaway vehicle.

Investigators believe the gunman has gang ties to the King City area. They also believe Tuesday’s shooting was gang-related.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Paso Robles Police Department. Anonymous tips can also be delivered to Crime Stoppers by calling (805) 549-STOP.



  1. guest says:

    Is Paso turning in a ghetto like Santa Maria?

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  2. JB Bronson says:

    In addition to Pasoparent5’s observations, Paso is getting screwed from the inside out by City Management and the “good ole boy” politics rampant there.

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  3. JB Bronson says:

    First of all, you give Adam Hill too much credit.

    More important, is the reality that King City gangsters are settling in Paso.

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    • pasoparent5 says:

      Salinas, Greenfield and King City from the north. Bako, Fresno & Visalia from the east. SB county and LA from the south.

      We’re screwed.

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  4. aft50s says:

    Is that Adam (waste-of-skin) Hill in that picture preparing for a BOS meeting public comment period?

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