RICHMOND (CBS SF) — Two teens driving near the Hilltop Mall in Richmond were injured by gunfire from a passing vehicle Wednesday afternoon, a police sergeant said.
The teens were driving a tan Mercedes on Hilltop Drive near the intersection with San Pablo Avenue at 1:57 p.m. when five shots were fired at them from a white Mazda, Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said.READ MORE: UPDATE: River Fire Erupts in Nevada and Placer Counties; Evacuations Ordered in Colfax
The 16-year-old driver of the Mercedes suffered three graze wounds while the 17-year-old front passenger suffered a graze wound to his head, Abetkov said.
A 14-year-old male riding in the back seat of the car was uninjured.READ MORE: 'Mayor Of The Mission' Helps Feed People Struggling To Survive During The Pandemic
The victims were taken to a hospital for treatment of their wounds, which are not considered life threatening, Abetkov said.
Police have been unable to obtain a description of the suspects, who drove away in the white Mazda, Abetkov said.
She said that police are asking for help solving the brazen daylight shooting at a busy intersection. Anyone with information has been asked to call police dispatch at (510) 233-1214 or the anonymous tip line at (510) 232-TIPS.MORE NEWS: Dire Dixie Fire Warning: 'Evacuate To The East Immediately'; Wind-Whipped Flames Close In On Chester
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