The Susanville Police Department advises the community that a shooting near Pospect and Knoch avenues about 9 a.m. this morning, Friday, Sept. 1, appears to be an isolated incident and there is no immediate threat to the general public.
According to a statement from the SPD, just before 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1, officers responded to an alleyway near Prospect and Knoch avenues on a report of a gunshot victim in the alley.
When officers arrived on the scene, a better location was provided, and officers, with the assistance of the Susanville Fire Department and SEMSA paramedics, located a 23-year-old man/victim in a shed with a gunshot wound to his upper leg. The victim has been taken to an out-of-area hospital for treatment.
After subsequent interviews and statements from the victim, it appears this is an isolated incident, and there is no immediate threat to the general public.