Passenger in car shot in Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA (KRON) — Police are investigating a shooting in Santa Rosa after a man showed up to a hospital with a gunshot wound Wednesday, according to police.

Officers with the Santa Rosa Police Department responded to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital on a report a shooting victim had just arrived at the emergency room.

The time of the incident was not immediately available.

The initial investigation revealed the victim was a passenger in a vehicle traveling in the area of Stony Point and Sebastopol roads when a man in another vehicle pulled up along side the victim’s vehicle, police said.

The suspect then fired a handgun into the passenger side of the vehicle.

The victim suffered an injury that was not considered life-threatening, police said.

Detectives from the police department’s Gang Crimes Team responded to investigate the shooting.

Police have not released the identity of the victim.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Santa Rosa Police Department at (707) 543-3600.

Bay City News contributed to this report

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