Fairfield Police are investigating an attempted robbery and a shooting that occured Wednesday night.
According to the Daily Republic, at around 9:35 p.m., a man approached four victims with a handgun on the 300 block of East Tabor Avenue, said Lt. Steve Crane, Fairfield Police.
The suspect then demanded personal property from the victims. A struggle occured and one of the victims were shot, according to the Daily Republic.
The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect is still at large. He is described as a black male in his 20's and 6 feet tall.
No other information is available to date.
Update July 12 - 6:49 p.m.
Here is a copy of the press release sent out by Fairfield Police Department
On July 11, 2012, 9:45 PM, Fairfield Police Officers responded to a report of a robbery with shots fired to the rear of an apartment complex in the 300 block of E. Tabor Ave. Upon arrival, officers located four men who had been robbed by a suspect armed with a handgun. One victim had been shot at and suffered a grazing, non-life threatening wound to his head.
The initial investigation revealed that the four men were confronted by the gun wielding suspect demanding money. One victim, a 21 year old Fairfield resident, began to run away and was chased by the suspect. The suspect caught up to the victim and struck him in the face with the gun. A struggle ensued and the victim was able to run away again. The suspect fired at the victim grazing him in the head. The suspect ran away and the victim was later transported to a local trauma center for medical treatment.
The suspect is described as a Black Male Adult, approximately 24-26 years old, with ear length dreadlocks. The suspect was approximately 5' 10" in height, with a medium build, black hair, brown eyes, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, with the hood pulled over his head and pulled tight around his face. The suspect was also wearing tan or beige cargo pants. The firearm possessed by the suspect as a small caliber chrome revolver.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Officer Cleo Mayoral, (707) 580-1067, firstname.lastname@example.org