Gunfight outside busy hotel in Emeryville

EMERYVILLE (KRON) — A gunfight in the parking lot of the Hyatt Place in Emeryville sent people running for cover Wednesday night.

People inside two cars apparently began shooting at each other at around 9 p.m. near the hotel located at 5700 Bay Street.

Several people in the area called 911 to report the shooting.

Officers found several shell casings and shattered glass in the parking lot but were unable to locate any victims or suspects.

Approximately 15 rounds were fired, said Emeryville police chief Jennifer Tejada.

Witnesses said that the cars, a black hatchback and a light-colored four-door sedan, fled the area in different directions before police arrived.

Investigators are reviewing video surveillance footage from the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call Emeryville police at (510) 596-3700.

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