CHICO — On November 30th at approximately 9:20 PM, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office received a concerned call which reported that two vehicles in an orchard on Grape Way at Meridian Road appeared to be shooting at each other.
When deputies arrived, one of the vehicles had fled and one remained. When deputies approached the remaining vehicle, they found it to be unoccupied but still running. They also took note of two bullet holes and a small amount of blood on the ground.
CHP patrol units, Sheriff’s deputies, and a CHP chopper canvassed the area for injured persons that came up empty.
As the situation remains under investigation, the Sheriff’s Office is encouraging anyone with additional information to contact BCSO investigators or the Watch Commander at (530) 538-7321 or 891-2711.