The Emeryville Police Department received several calls of gunshots in the parking lot of Emeryville Home Depot at approximately 1:54 a.m. Sunday morning. Responding Officers located two people suffering from gunshot wounds.
The calls reporting the gunshots were associated with a ‘party bus’ parked in the store’s parking lot that was dropping off passengers. Party Buses are typically chartered for special events to transport groups of passengers to local destinations often including bars and night clubs.
One neighbor of the nearby Bridgecourt complex noted hearing as many as ten shots fired. “We heard a woman scream and shortly after a car screech and sped off.” No description of the vehicle was provided by witnesses or the police.
The bus had already left the scene prior to officers’ arrival. Two parked vehicles were also struck by the gunfire.
Both gunshot victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment of their wounds that were described as not ‘life-threatening’.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Emeryville Police Department at (510) 596-3700.