Early morning shooting in Brawley

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BRAWLEY – On February 5, 2014, at around 3:00 am, Brawley Police Communication Center received a medical emergency call for a victim of a gunshot wound on the 500 block of D Street.

C Street around Brawley Union High School is blocked off to preserve evidence.

Upon arrival the Brawley Police Department officers located the victim of a single gunshot wound to the upper torso. Gold Cross Ambulance Service and the Brawley Fire Department arrived on scene and rendered medical care for the 23 year old, male Hispanic, Brawley resident.

The investigation of the location where the shooting took place and any possible suspect information is being conducted by the Brawley PD Investigations Division.

The gunshot victim was transported to Pioneers Memorial Hospital for initial treatment. He was later transported to a San Diego area medical facility for further treatment. The victim is listed as stable.

The Brawley Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance. Anyone with information related to this incident should contact the Brawley Police Department at 760-351-7777.