A person was shot on Wednesday night in Banning and police are trying to track down the suspected shooter.
Officers responded to a report of shots fired just before midnight to find a victim with a gunshot wound in the lower abdomen area, according to the Banning Police Department. Detectives later discovered that a confrontation involving a large group of people took place outside 1520 W. Williams St., ending when an unknown suspect fired six rounds, striking the victim once. The shooter fled the scene, but police do not know in which direction.
Evidence gathered at the scene indicates the incident was gang related, according police.
The victim was transported to Desert Regional Medical Center.
No further information was made immediately available.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact the Banning Police Department Detective Bureau at 951-849-1194.