Police investigate weekend shooting

No one injured in downtown Morgan Hill incident

Morgan Hill Police are investigating a late-night shooting that occurred in the city’s downtown this past weekend.

No injuries were reported in the altercation that took place in front of The Hill Bar & Grill, 17330 Monterey Road, according to police.

About 1:44am Dec. 1, Morgan Hill Police officers were dispatched to the downtown bar on a report of shots fired, reads a press release from MHPD. Officers arrived and began investigating, and learned a dark-colored SUV had been driving through the downtown and stopped in the street on Monterey Road near the front of The Hill.

The occupants of the SUV and several subjects standing outside on the sidewalk had some kind of verbal interaction, police said. One of the occupants of the SUV produced a handgun and fired several shots. One of the bullets struck a vehicle parked nearby, but no injuries were reported.

The SUV then fled the area and was last seen traveling south on Monterey Road, police said.

MPHD officers interviewed a number of witnesses at the scene and obtained surveillance video footage from downtown businesses, according to police. Detectives are investigating the incident and are asking anyone who might have witnesses the shooting to call MHPD.

Anyone with information about the Dec. 1 shooting can call MHPD Det. Kathleen Price at (669) 253-4985 or the anonymous tip line at (408) 947-7867.

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