VIDEO UPDATE: One Dead, One Critically Injured In Hercules

HERCULES — Police are investigating a homicide in Hercules on Wednesday afternoon.

One person was found dead inside the garage at a residence on Marigold Place, another person was found critically injured, according to police.

Police received calls of two men fighting at a home at 100 Buttercup Court at around 2:45 p.m., according to police Detective Connie Van Putten.

Responding officers didn’t see a fight, but someone at Buttercup Court flagged them down and reported seeing two men fighting in the driveway of a house. The described seeing one man on top of another man, choking him, Van Putten said.

Despite reports from some media outlets, no gunshots were heard.

Investigators discovered what appeared to be a semi-automatic pistol, but it was later determined to be a fake, Van Putten said.

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