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A gun was fired outside the California Club Saturday morning, sending patrons running for cover from the Old Town Auburn Tavern.
On July 20th around 1:30 in the morning, Auburn Police Officers and Placer County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the California Club Bar in Old Town Auburn for a report of shots fired outside the bar.
When Officers arrived, there was a large crowd with numerous subjects fleeing the area. Detective Sgt. Dale Hutchins with the Auburn Police Department says there was also a victim of battery found near the bar.
According to witnesses a large fight involving several subjects took place when an unknown person in the crowd brandished a handgun and fired several shots. It was not determined in which direction the shots were fired. The battery victim was transported to the hospital for his injuries.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Auburn Police Department at (530) 823-4234.