UNION CITY (CBS SF) – One suspect was wounded and two others arrested following a wild gunfight between a group of juveniles and 6 Union City police officers late Monday night, according to police.
Police said an officer attempted to make a traffic stop in the area of E Street and Railroad Avenue around 11:35 p.m. Monday. As the officer attempted to make contact with the vehicle, shots were fired between three juveniles and six police officers, according to police.
The vehicle fled from the scene, according to police, but stopped a short distance away at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Whipple Road, where the three suspects inside the vehicle ran into the surrounding neighborhoods.
Police said all three suspects were eventually detained and arrested, one of whom sustained a gunshot wound during the shooting and was taken to a local hospital.
Authorities said two of the male suspects are 16 years of age and one is 15. The three suspects have been arrested for multiple counts of attempted murder of a police officer and numerous weapons violations.
Union City Police Lt. Travis Souza told KPIX 5 that numerous weapons were recovered at the scene.
No officers were injured in the shooting, which is currently under investigation, police said.
Anyone with information in the case is asked to call Union City police at (510) 675-5289.
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