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Police: Unoccupied vehicle struck by gunshots in Napa

Police: Unoccupied vehicle struck by gunshots in Napa


Cal Fire responds to toxic leak at Napa State Hospital

Cal Fire reported cleaning up 25 gallons of a low-acid liquid that spilled at Napa State Hospital on Monday.

The spill, which was no threat to the public, occurred shortly before noon when an industrial strength cardboard barrel failed, leaking approximately 25 gallons onto a concrete floor, Cal Fire said in a news release.

The acid was quickly neutralized. No injuries were reported, Cal Fire said.

Cal Fire said Napa County Fire Department, Napa City Fire Department, Napa State Hospital Fire and Napa County Environmental Health responded to the incident.

Police: Unoccupied vehicle struck by gunshots in Napa

Napa Police is investigating a shooting incident that was reported early Sunday evening.

At about 5 p.m., police received several reports of gunfire in the direction of an unoccupied vehicle outside an apartment complex in the 2000 block of Wilkins Avenue, according to Cpl. Kyle Upchurch. Officers at the scene found a vehicle that had been struck by six rounds from a firearm of a type that was not immediately known, he said.

No injuries were reported in the incident, and the case was referred to Napa Police’s Special Enforcement Unit, said Upchurch. An investigation is underway.

Anyone with information on the Wilkins Avenue incident is asked to contact Napa Police at 707-257-9223 and ask for the department’s investigations bureau.

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Public Safety Reporter

Howard Yune covers public safety for the Napa Valley Register. He has been a reporter and photographer for the Register since 2011, and previously wrote for the Marysville Appeal-Democrat, Anaheim Bulletin and Coos Bay (Oregon) World.

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