Shooting Leaves 14-Year-Old Wounded

Press Release From Coalinga Police Department
July 19, 2021

On July 16, 2021, at about 7:53 PM, Coalinga police officers were dispatched to the area of Hoover Street and Pine Street regarding a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers found an alert and
cooperative 14-year-old Coalinga resident with injuries to his face from the shooting. The
juvenile was immediately transported to the trauma center in Fresno, being classified as critical
but stable condition by Coalinga EMS staff.

At approximately 3:58 AM, more Coalinga officers responded to the 300 block of Coolidge Street regarding shots fired. On arrival officers were able to determine a house in the 300 block of Hoover was the intended target.

Shell casings were in the alley and bullet holes into a house on Hoover Street. Video from the area shows a dark colored Nissan Altima leave the area and is believed to be involved. Both shootings are gang related and officers are actively investigating both incidents.

The Coalinga Police Department is asking if anyone with any information, to please contact the
Police Department at 559-935-1525. You can remain anonymous.

Shooting on July 16 occurred in the general area marked with the red circle.