UPDATE: POLICE PRESS RELEASE
On March 20, 2020 just before 8:00 pm, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of S. Coalinga Street where an adult male was found suffering from a gunshot wound. Coalinga Fire Department responded and treated subject before he was transported to a location where he was air lifted to Fresno. While attending to the first subject a second person from the initial incident, walked into the Coalinga Fire Department who was also suffering from a gunshot wound. Coalinga Fire Personnel treated this person who was also transported to Fresno.
Officers located the scene of the shooting in the 400 block of S. Coalinga Street in the backyard of a residence.
Officer locked the location down and obtained a search warrant. After receiving the search warrant, officers made entry into the home and conducted a search of the property. During the search of the home, officers
found a sawed-off shotgun and stolen property from a burglary earlier in the evening. The shotgun is believed to have been used in the shooting.
The two subjects involved in the shooting are still in the hospital being treated for their wounds and are currently listed in stable condition.
Officers are actively investigating this incident. If you have any information, please contact the Police Department at (559) 935-2313. You can remain anonymous if you wish.
For Immediate Release:
Date: March 20, 2020
Prepared By/Contact Person: Darren Blevins, Chief of Police
Shooting on S. Coalinga Street
Officers are working a double shooting which occurred on March 20, 2020 just before 8PM in the 600 block of S. Coalinga Street. A male subject was located in the 300 block of S. Coalinga St. suffering from a gunshot wound. A second victim walked into the Coalinga Fire Department who was also suffering from a gunshot wound. Both subjects were treated and transported to Fresno.
Officers are actively investigating this incident. If you have any information please contact the Police Department at (559) 935-2313. You can remain anonymous if you wish.
A shooting near S. Coalinga Street on March 20 was reported shortly before 8 PM. Details are scant at this point. Two people were shot. One was reportedly shot in the shoulder while the other was listed as critical and was being air-lifted for hospital care. No more details are available at this time.
[Editor’s note: Even though some facts may be known, we do not release ANY information that is not formally released through the Coalinga Police Department. Watch for further details as they are released by CPD.]
Shooting On S. Coalinga Street