PRESS RELEASE - Shooting Investigation - Public Assistance Requested
The Santa Clara Police Department is asking for the public’s help for information related to a shooting that occurred on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at about 9:40 p.m. at 4701 Great America Parkway, which is the California’s Great America Theme Park.
A fight involving several individuals from two separate groups occurred outside the park, in the area leading up to the metal detectors at the entrance of the park. At one point, one member of a group fired one shot from a handgun. One victim was struck on the arm. The bullet did not break the victim’s skin. The victim was treated on site for her minor injuries. The unidentified suspect fled the scene. The suspect and the gun are outstanding.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Sergeant Jake Malae (408) 615-4823. Anonymous tips can be left at (408) 615-4TIP (4847).
Date of Occurrence: July 4, 2019
Time: 9:41 p.m.
Incident: Shooting Investigation
Case Number: 19-0704249
Location: California’s Great America Amusement Park, 4701 Great America Parkway