Officers investigate early morning gunshots

Officers are investigating a series of shots fired Monday, June 10.

According to a statement from the Susanville Police Department, about 3 a.m. Monday, officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired, ranging in the areas of Skyline Road to North Street.

Eventually, officers contacted three men on Nevada Street who were involved in the incident.

According to the statement, one of the men, who resides on North Street, informed officers someone started yelling and banging on his door. When he and the others came out of the house, they heard shots being fired from a gun, allegedly at them.

The men told officers the person firing the gun ran away in the alley.

Officers discovered 10 expended .223 rifle casings in the area of North Street, near North Gay Street, apparently all fired from one location, the statement continued.

One bullet allegedly entered and exited a home near where the casings were discovered, the statement read; however, there was no evidence of injuries at or around the scene.

The department will continue the investigation and is checking surveillance footage from various residences in the area.

The Susanville Police Department encourages those with information to call them at 257-2171.

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