TRACY (CBS13) — The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s office has launched an investigation after they received a call about shots fired in the direction of a Tracy Sikh temple Friday evening.
According to the sheriff’s office, they received calls reporting a person shooting from a property off Hansen Road in the direction of the temple off Grant Line Road around 6:30 p.m. Responding Tracy police officers detained five people at the scene.READ MORE: Monday's Show Info (5/23/22)
After investigating the shooting further, deputies learned family members on the adjoining property were shooting at ground squirrels and some rounds skipped up in the direction of the temple.READ MORE: Firefighting Agencies Prep For Intense Fire Conditions
Officials say this was not a hate crime. No one was injured but a vehicle was damaged.
The sheriff’s office said five firearms — three rifles and two handguns — were recovered at the scene and three men were cited for negligent discharge of a firearm.MORE NEWS: 1 Taken To Hospital In Elk Grove Shooting
The investigation is still ongoing.
***UPDATE TO THE EARLIER SHOTS FIRED INCIDENT IN TRACY***
A total of 5 firearms were recovered; 3 rifles and 2 handguns. Three Hispanic male adults were cited for negligent discharge of a firearm. Attached is a picture of the weapon used today. pic.twitter.com/svarSjHwZ1
— San Joaquin Sheriff’s Office (@SJSheriff) May 2, 2020