1 Injured by Gunfire, 1 Hit by Car During Sideshow Activity in Vallejo

It happened just before midnight near Discovery Kingdom where Fairgrounds Drive meets Highway 37

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Police in Vallejo are investigating two possible sideshow-related incidents after one person was shot and another was hit by a car on Sunday night.

From about 9 p.m. to midnight on Sunday, about 200 cars were involved in a sideshow that started at the intersection of Lewis Brown and B.W. Williams drives, according to police.

About 10 p.m., gunshots were heard in the area of the sideshow and a short time later, a person arrived at a hospital with at least one gunshot wound. The person was taken into surgery and is expected to survive, police spokesperson Officer Brittany Jackson said.

Sideshow activity brought traffic to a halt just before midnight Sunday in Vallejo. The incident happened near Discovery Kingdom where Fairgrounds Drive meets Highway 37. Video shows fireworks were going off despite them being illegal in the area. Witnesses say someone was pointing lasers at police helicopters overhead.

After vehicles left the sideshow scene, officers found expended gun cartridges.

In a separate incident, a man arrived at a local hospital about 10 p.m. after he was he was hit by an car at the sideshow. The man is listed in critical condition with multiple injuries, police said.

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