For the second time this month a home was shot at in Los Banos and police are asking for the public’s help in finding the perpetrator.
Law enforcement responded to a report of a shooting on the 1300 block of El Cajon Lane at 7:20 p.m. Monday.
Officers discovered that several shots had been fired into a home and a nearby vehicle. No injuries were reported.
Police said witnesses observed a dark colored compact vehicle leaving the area after the shooting. Cmdr. Ray Reyna Jr. said police have not declared the incident gang-related.
The shooting was the second of its kind in the city this month.
On Aug. 13 a home was shot at on the 700 block of Colorado Avenue. Reyna said the police have not determined whether the incidents are related.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact Detective Anthony Parker at (209) 827-7070 ext. 117. To leave an anonymous crime tip call 209-827-7070 Ext. 288. If you have access to a computer and the internet you can also leave an anonymous tip at the police department’s web page at www.losbanos.org. At the bottom of the “Contact” page simply click on the “report graffiti and other crime” link or visit the Merced Area Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-855-725-2420, or at www.mercedareacrimestoppers.org