SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is investigating reports of a gunman opening fire in the area of Madison Avenue and College Oak Drive Wednesday afternoon.
Officials say no injuries have been reported and the suspect has not been detained.READ MORE: Saturday's Show Info (12/4/21)
The Sheriff’s Department said the suspect was reportedly fired off rounds in the open around 2:45 p.m. An hour later, deputies began to pull back their perimeter search after fielding conflicting reports of where the suspect went. A law enforcement chopper was also in the sky looking for the suspect.
Investigators found several shell casings from a 40 caliber gun in the Jack in the Box parking lot on Madison Avenue.READ MORE: Armed Robbers Steal $300K Worth Of Items From Jeweler In South Sacramento
A witness at the scene said an argument took place between a 20-year-old and his girlfriend had taken place in the parking lot.
The suspect reportedly pointed a firearm at his victim and fired several rounds. One of the shots hit a parked car in the lot, shattering the rear window.
Officials at the scene said it was fortunate that the suspect was a poor shot and did injure anyone in the area.MORE NEWS: Downtown Sacramento Street Closures Begin Ahead Of California International Marathon