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Livermore police investigate daytime shooting with person grazed by bullet

Victim appears to have been shot after verbal confrontation, per LPD
Livermore police investigate a shooting at Enos Way and Junction Avenue on the afternoon of Jan. 5, 2023.

A person was hurt when they were grazed by a bullet in a daytime shooting incident in the heart of Livermore on Thursday, according to city police.

The situation occurred at around 2:45 p.m. Thursday when Livermore police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Enos Way and Junction Avenue after receiving a report of a shooting, according to the department. 

The first arriving officers found one victim who'd been grazed by a bullet, according to police. The shooting happened about two blocks from Junction Avenue K-8 School, although the campus was out of session and still on winter break.

"Police believe he had been shot after a verbal confrontation. The suspects ran away before police arrived," the department stated. "The circumstances and motive surrounding the shooting are still under investigation."

The Livermore Police Department's criminal investigations bureau is conducting interviews amid its ongoing inquiry, police said. Investigators ask anyone with information about the incident to contact the LPD anonymous tip line at 925-371-4790.



About the Author: Jeremy Walsh

Jeremy, a Benicia native and American University alum, joined Embarcadero Media in November 2013. After serving as associate editor for the Pleasanton Weekly and, he was promoted to editor of the East Bay Division in February 2017.
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