Central District drive by shooting

On January 3rd, at approximately 2:45 am, East Precinct officers responded to 23rd and East Jefferson on a report of shots fired.  There had been several calls to 911 of shots fired in the area, and officers were able to locate a victim in the 200 Block of 23 Avenue.  The vicitm told officers he was driving his car southbound on 23rd from East Jefferson when he saw a green, early 90’s Suburban pull up next to him.  The victim stated that he heard a number of shots coming from the suspect vehicle and heard the bullets striking his car.  The victim was able to pull his car into a parking area off the road as the suspect vehicle left the area.

The victim was not injured and his car had a single bullet hole in the front passenger side door.  The victim told investigating officers that he recognized the suspect as someone he has had a dispute with and officers are following up on that information.  Officers conducted an area check for the suspect vehicle but it had fled the area.