An early morning drive-by shooting near Garfield High School left a bullet hole in a car door, but police say nobody was hurt. The victim was in his car near 23rd and Jefferson around 2:45 a.m. January 3 when the shots rang out. He told police he has had a dispute with the suspect.
The shots came from a green, early 90s Suburban.
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.