On 8/28/16 at 6:35 p.m., Atwater Police Department responded to a fight with shots fired in the 2400 block of Palm Avenue. As officers arrived they located one subject down suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen. The victim was flown to an undisclosed hospital.
Officers made entry into the residence on Palm after remaining occupants were escorted outside. Atwater investigators responded and are currently processing the crime scene and questioning witnesses. Atwater Interim Police Chief Samuel Joseph said it is still early in the investigation and as soon as there is more information obtained, he would release an update.