The man who fired a handgun into the ground at a Stanford University concert on Saturday night is sought by police.
Nobody was wounded when the gun went off in a parking lot on the school's campus following the "Blackfest" concert, according to police. Still, that there was a shooting at Stanford at all is news to some.
"It's been a very long time since anyone could recall there being shots on campus of any kind," university spokeswoman Lisa Lapin told the Palo Alto Daily News.
A man fired a black handgun into the ground several times before leaping into a car and driving away, according to witnesses. Police pursued a white Lexus believed to be involved in the shooting. The occupants abandoned the car and fled on foot into a wooded area, where they were detained by police. They were released following questioning.
Police impounded the car and are searching for a third occupant. They are also searching for the driver of a car described as a "burnt orange Lexus or Buick" with big rims and doors that open upward. The driver of that car supposedly flashed a silver handgun before driving away.
He is not believed to be a Stanford University student, Lapin told the newspaper.