Shots fired at Ripon home, police say

local@modbee.comMarch 2, 2013 

Ripon Shooting

(Ripon Police Department) Police investigate scene after a man was taken into custody after gunshots were fired into a home in Ripon on Friday night. Police were called to the 300 block of East Frontage Road at about 8:45 p.m. after reports of shots fired in the area, according to Sgt. Steve Merchant of the Ripon Police Department.

— A man was taken into custody after gunshots were fired into a home in Ripon on Friday night, authorities said.

Police were called to the 300 block of East Frontage Road bout 8:45 p.m. after multiple reports of shots fired in the area, according to Sgt. Steve Merchant of the Ripon Police Department.

When officers arrived, they found damage to the home that appeared to be from gunfire. Nobody inside the home was injured.

About 40 minutes later, a suspect was identified and taken into custody, Merchant said. He did not release any suspect information, including age or details on his specific involvement in the case.

Merchant is asking that anyone with information about the case call Special Investigations Unit Detective Gordon West at (209) 599-2102. Confidential information can be left on the Ripon tip line at (209) 599-7847 (RTIP).

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