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Marc James (35) is the suspect who is charged with firing a gun in a grossly negligent manner. 
Image Courtesy of Chico PD

Intoxicated man discharges firearm in Chico residence

Ricardo Tovar // October 8, 2019

Chico Police responded to a report of a firearm discharge on Sunday at around 8:17 p.m. on the 1600 Block of Downing Avenue.Chico PD had responded to a call half an hour before at the same residence, involving...

Blotter: Gun threats, phone scams and intoxicated trespassing

Blotter: Gun threats, phone scams and intoxicated trespassing

Brian Luong // January 30, 2019

Chico Police Call Type: Disturbance Thursday 8:50 p.m., 1500 Springfield Drive Suspect was escorted out of the store due to past shoplifting experiences. The suspect then became angry and threw...

Sergeant Tupper demonstrates the gun that the 7-year-old student took to school. Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

7-year-old brings a loaded gun to local elementary school

Jacqueline Morales // March 30, 2017

On Thursday shortly before 11 a.m., Chico Police Department received a call that a 7-year-old child brought a handgun to school.The incident happened at Parkview Elementary School at 117 East Eight Street....

Breaking: man with gun headed toward campus

September 6, 2016

The Chico Police Department notified Chico State students to be on the lookout for an armed man headed to campus. Students received notifications through texts or a phone call from an automated emergency...

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