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Santa Clara Police Seeking Information Regarding 4th of July Great America Shooting

The Santa Clara Police Department (SCPD) is asking for the public’s help for information related to a shooting (Case Number: 19-0704249) that occurred on the 4th of July at about 9:40 p.m. at California’s Great America Theme Park — 4701 Great America Parkway.

A fight involving several individuals from two separate groups occurred outside the Great America park, in the area leading up to the metal detectors at the entrance. 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) 241-9495.


  1. Left Blank 5 years ago

    dumb question but what kind of bullet doesn’t pierce the skin>

    • poon 5 years ago

      One that ricocheted off of something before hitting the victim?

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