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Gunfire at Auburn bar

The Union staff

Police respond to fight in Auburn involving guns

An early-morning fight at an Auburn bar reportedly involved gunfire, according to a press release by the Auburn Police Department.

At about 1:38 a.m. Saturday, Auburn Police officers and Placer County Sheriff's deputies responded to the California Club Bar in Old Town Auburn for a report of shots fired outside the bar. When officers arrived, there was a large crowd with numerous subjects fleeing the area.

A large fight involving several subjects reportedly was under way when an unknown person in the crowd brandished a handgun and fired several shots.

It was not determined in which direction the shots were fired.

There were no reported gunshot injuries at the time of this press release. Auburn Police officers located a battery victim outside the bar with serious injuries. The man, who was not identified, was transported to the hospital for his injuries.

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This is currently an ongoing investigation and information is limited at this time.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Auburn Police Department at 530-823-4234.

— The Union

Hundreds protest police shootings in Anaheim

ANAHEIM — Hundreds of people have marched through Anaheim protesting the fatal shooting of two men by police there that prompted several days of unrest.

About 300 protesters gathered at Anaheim City Hall on Sunday and then went to police headquarters.

The march marked the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Manuel Diaz by police.

Diaz was unarmed, but police believed he had a weapon.

A day later police shot and killed Joel Acevedo. Investigations into both shootings found police were justified in their response.

Police said the protest has been peaceful.

Anaheim police were involved in nine shootings last year that led to five deaths.

— Associated Press

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