22 shots fired near Emeryville grocery store


EMERYVILLE (KRON) — Police in Emeryville are investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of the Pak-N-Save Safeway grocery store Thursday afternoon.

Around 1:24 p.m., police were called to the parking lot of the grocery store in the 3800 block of San Pablo Avenue after getting a report of shots fired.

A spokesperson for the police department said the occupants of one car fired on another before fleeing.

Police are reviewing surveillance footage and investigating whether the occupants of the second car returned fire, Diotalevi said.

Multiple parked cars were struck by gunfire but they were unoccupied and no injuries have been reported.

Police said that 22 shots were fired.

An employee at the Bank Club bar across the street from the grocery store said that she heard about ten shots fire. Police recovered that many shell casings in the parking lot.

Police said that it does not appear that anybody was hit during the gun fight.

One of the two cars fled south on San Pablo Avenue and the other fled through the parking lot. Diotalevi said one of the two cars was a black Lexus 300 and police have a partial license plate number for the car.

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