Afternoon Vehicle Gun Battle in Pak N Save Parking Lot. Nobody reportedly injured.
Emeryville PD is reporting several shots were fired in the Pak N Save parking lot today at about 1:24 pm. A confrontation between the occupants of two vehicles led to two men in a black Lexus getting out and begin shooting at another vehicle described as a gold Mercedes. It was unclear if the occupant(s) of the other vehicle returned fire. Police reported that 22 casings have been recovered from the scene and evidence markers could be seen strewn around the entrance near San Pablo Avenue.
Multiple cars within the parking lot were hit by stray bullets, but miraculously no bystanders were hit. One of the two cars, described as a black Lexus 300, fled south on San Pablo Avenue and the other gold vehicle fled through the parking lot. Police are reviewing video surveillance equipment from the lot and a partial license plate California .5SF–569. Police are still checking with local hospitals to see if any of the occupants showed up with injuries. Anyone with information about the shooting has been asked to contact Emeryville Police Detective Mayoraga at (510) 596-3732.
We will update this post as new information becomes available.
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22 shots fired near Emeryville grocery store
Police in Emeryville are investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of the Pak-N-Save Safeway grocery store Thursday afternoon.
Around 1:24 p.m., police were called to the parking lot of the grocery store in the 3800 block of San Pablo Avenue after getting a report of shots fired.
A spokesperson for the police department said the occupants of one car fired on another before fleeing.
Police are reviewing surveillance footage and investigating whether the occupants of the second car returned fire, Diotalevi said.
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