No Update on Sunday Morning Shooting; Malicious Assault Reported about 30 Minutes Before Alleged Shooting Report

Updated 2 years ago by Tony E. Rutherford, News Editor

No additional information has been received on a shooting reported at about 4:35 a.m. Sunday June 25 near the 1700 and  1800 block of Seventh Avenue and Buffington.   However, a brief incident report released by HPD on June 25 states that officers responded at 4 a.m. to a malicious assault in the 1900 block of 19th Street and Buffington Avenue. 

The  4:35 p.m. dispatch and incident  remains sketchy, although an update may be released on Monday which would clarify  preliminary statements. (See Disclaimer Below in BOLD)  Normally, additional details are NOT released on weekends.

On Sunday, David Williamson , through EMS, HPD and HFD records provided the following locations of overdose related incidents:

1000 block 3rd Ave
Pullman Plaza Hotel

Ritter Park
Overdose at Rose garden vehicle being towed , State, HPD And CCEMS on scene

100 block Davis St
32 yr old male

900 block 28th St
44 yr old female

Male passed out in a truck with dirt bike in back. Blue Sulfer Road and Route 60.

Big drug bust in Westmoreland @ 700 block of Vernon Street. Lasted about 3 hours.


Referring back to the shooting report --- which is preliminary --- One or two victims appear to have been transported to the hospital with conditions unknown. HPD called in a detective. At least one victim had not been cooperating with police.

Up to three suspects may have been involved in some type of "crossfire," according to HPD traffic.

Only vague descriptions were given.

A caller told 911 that "one of my teammates got shot."

No other details are currently available.

EDITOR'S NOTE:  Early reports of incidents that rely solely on dispatches are subject to correction and clarification. Investigation is just beginning and the circumstances reported have not been confirmed.

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