FREMONT (CBS SF) — Police in Fremont are investigating a shooting into a moving vehicle late Tuesday night that left the passenger of the car dead and the driver hospitalized, according to authorities.
On Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 11:18 p.m., Fremont patrol officers responded to a call on the 34000 block of Torrington Court.
The caller stated they were outside when they heard gunshots and a vehicle collide into a fence. Information from additional 911 callers indicated that that someone was injured.
Officers arrived and found a male victim who had been critically injured after suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was in the passenger seat of a vehicle that had crashed into the side of a house located at the corner of Chaucer Drive and Torrington Court.
A community member had begun to provide first aid and officers assisted until Fremont Fire Paramedics arrived, but the victim was pronounced deceased at 11:35 p.m.
Witnesses reported a second male was seen fleeing from the accident. Shortly before 12 a.m., a community member called with information which helped officers locate a second male victim nearby.
That victim had also suffering from gunshot wounds, but in his case they were non-life threatening.
Police determined that he was the driver of the vehicle at the time the car was shot at and knew the deceased victim and had lost control of the vehicle and crashed after being struck when the car was shot.
The victim was transported via ambulance to a hospital where he is being treated for his injuries. Authorities are withholding information regarding the identity of the victims, pending family notifications.
Fremont have been working throughout the night to develop suspect leads and determine the motive in this homicide. No arrests have been made.
This is the city’s third homicide of 2018.