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One killed in motel shooting

Motel 6 exterior

Emily Neria

January 24, 2020

The Chico Police Department confirmed one person died of gunshot wounds yesterday after being transferred to a local hospital by emergency medical responders. An urgent report made at 12:25 p.m. summoned first responders to the Motel 6 located at 665 Manzanita Ct. Upon arrival, medics identified gunshot...

Shots fired in downtown Chico leaves one injured and one detained

Paramedics prepare for transport as Chico Police investigate the scene. Photo credit: Dan Christian

Dan Christian

September 6, 2018

Around 1 a.m. this morning, Chico Police responded to a report of a subject in the downtown area brandishing a firearm. Upon arriving downtown, police heard multiple gun shots and people running from the 300 block of Main Street. When police arrived on scene they located a person lying on the ground...

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