PRESS RELEASE: Major Crimes Detectives are actively investigating shots being fired into an occupied dwelling which was reported shortly after midnight this past Tuesday morning, in the West Augustine area. Deputies originally responded to a residence located off of Scheidel Way, in the West Augustine area, after numerous gunshots were heard and several bullet holes and shell casings were located on the exterior of the residence. Multiple rounds struck a couch within the residence, narrowly missing an infant child who was present there.
Detectives are seeking any information to the identity of the person responsible for this crime or anyone who may have been in the area, seen anything suspicious including vehicles and individual(s) in the area between 11:00pm and 12:00am. Detectives would like to speak with anyone who may have any information regarding this case, to include any video surveillance that may exist in the area. If you would like to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477) or TIPS@SJSO.ORG. Reward eligibility for information leading to an arrest is up to $5000.00.
This incident could have resulted in the senseless traumatic injury or death of an infant child; if you know something or saw something; Say Something!