Shooting damages window at Pittsburg courthouse

September 20, 2013 12:08:41 PM PDT
Police said a man in Pittsburg may have accidently fired a shotgun that he had stashed in the bushes near a courthouse.

The shooting took place at 7:40 a.m. and damaged a window at the Richard E. Arnason Justice Center, located at 1000 Center Drive. No injuries were reported.

Pittsburg police said a red Chevy Suburban was waiting for the suspect and drove off with the man after the shooting. Police were able to gather this information through surveillance video.

After a brief lockdown, the courthouse was reopened.

Anyone with information should contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (925) 646-2441.


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