ATWATER, CA – On 02/20/2016 at approximately 11:42 PM, Atwater Police patrol officers responded to a call of shots fired into an inhabited dwelling in the 1100 block of Swaps Street in Atwater. Once on scene officers located numerous expended cartridge casings that had been fired from a rifle. Officers also discovered several rounds had been fired into the north wall of an inhabited apartment building. Thankfully no residents were struck. Residents inside the apartment heard sounds of gunshots while they were watching television and then the window to the apartment shattered. Detectives are investigating the incident and have not yet determined if the incident is gang related.
If anyone has information regarding this incident please contact the Atwater Police Department at 209-357-6396. Callers can remain anonymous.