Two suspects detained in shooting near Novato school

Bay City News
Monday, March 30, 2015

NOVATO, Calif. -- One person was shot at a field next to a Novato school Sunday afternoon and two suspects have been detained, police said.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at a field next to Hamilton Elementary School located at 5530 Nave Drive around 4 p.m., Novato police Lt. John McCarthy said.

Arriving officers went to the field and found a male victim suffering from two gunshot wounds, McCarthy said.

The victim was transported to a hospital to be treated for the wounds that were not considered life-threatening, according to McCarthy.

About 30 minutes later, officers were able to detain two suspects in connection with the shooting, McCarthy said.

The suspects were found a couple hundred yards away from the field, he said.

The Marin County Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene, McCarthy said.