FAIRFIELD — A second shooting of the day left at least one person with serious injuries early Friday night.
The shooting was reported shortly after 5:15 p.m. on the 1900 block of Grande Circle. Initial reports from the scene indicate a victim was down on the ground and shot in the abdomen.
Police were searching for a black male wearing a hoodie who was seen hopping a fence along Grande Circle, moving through Manor Place and heading in the direction of Grange Middle School. Police were also seeking two people seen getting into a vehicle and speeding away on eastbound East Tabor Avenue.
Authorities at the scene were calling for backup shortly after 5:30 p.m. to handle crowd control. Meanwhile police in Vacaville were checking on a suspected shooting victim who arrived at approximately 6 p.m. at Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center.
Fairfield police were en route to the Vacaville hospital. It was not immediately clear if the Vacaville victim was connected to the second shooting in Fairfield.
The shooting occurred about two hours after the city’s first injury shooting of the day.
A 23-year-old Fairfield man was shot multiple times midafternoon Friday in the parking lot of a small apartment complex near the intersection of East Travis Boulevard and Kidder Avenue.
Witnesses told police a teenage Hispanic male fired several shots from the sidewalk along East Travis Boulevard before running to nearby Rayburn Court and fleeing in a gray Honda or Acura.
Police at the crime scene said the shooting may be gang-related.
Police, firefighters and ambulance crews converged on the Fairfield apartment complex after a shooting was reported at approximately 3:15 p.m. near one of the units.
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