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Disturbance at a Party Leads to Shooting in Carlsbad

Carlsbad CA— Late last night, July 6, 2018 at 11:27 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 900 Block of Turnstone Road.

On arrival, officers contacted a 19-year-old male resident who stated he was having a party. The resident stated several uninvited guests showed up to the party and entered his residence. The uninvited guests were reportedly told to leave.

A short time later, the uninvited guests returned to the residence and attempted to force their way inside by kicking in the front door. The resident stated he armed himself with a handgun and fired several rounds at the subjects. Two of the subjects were struck by bullets and all of the uninvited guests fled the scene.

The two gunshot victims (both 18-year-old males) were taken to separate local hospitals by their companions.

With the assistance of the San Diego Sheriff’s Department, officers located the victims at the hospitals. The injuries are not considered to be life threatening.

There are no outstanding subjects and no arrests have been made. Police Department detectives are actively investigating the incident.

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