5 Shot, 1 Arrested After Gunfire Erupts At Pittsburg Birthday Pary

PITTSBURG (CBS SF) — An suspect was in custody and five men were being treated for injuries after gunfire erupted at a Pittsburg birthday party late Saturday night, authorities said.

Officers arrived around 11 p.m. at a house in the 100 block of Madoline Street and found five victims with gunshot wounds.

Pittsburg Police Capt. Rathnesh Raman said that the injured were taken to hospitals and were in stable condition.

He said officers arrested a 23-year-old Oakley man who was held by party guests until police arrived.

Witnesses told police the suspect and his friends started a fight with the victims after being asked to leave. During the confrontation, the suspect pulled out a gun and started shooting.

He has been booked into county jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and other felonies.

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