Officers are investigating a shooting that injured a man in Fairfield on Tuesday evening, police said. Police received reports of shots fired in the 2300 block of Woolner Avenue at about 5:15 p.m. While officers were responding to the area, they received word that a shooting victim turned up at a hospital, police said.
Investigators learned that the victim had been confronted in the 2300 block of Woolner Avenue by two suspects who yelled gang epithets and then shot the victim in the lower body, according to police. The victim’s injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said. The suspects were described as Hispanic boys in their mid-teens. They were wearing dark blue clothing and bandana-like cloths around their heads, police said. They drove away in a green Hyundai and a black Nissan Maxima.
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