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Drive-by shooting reported in El Centro

Driveby shooting reported in El Centro

EL CENTRO, Calif. - A drive-by shooting has been reported in the area of Imperial Avenue and Commercial Avenue Tuesday, according to the El Centro Police Department. 

Police said the incident has been classified as a drive-by shooting/attempted homicide and no physical injuries to people involved have been reported. A vehicle appears to be the only thing damaged by gunfire in this incident.

The suspect vehicle is a 2016 or newer Nissan Altima and possibly dark gray in color. One of the occupants was described as a Hispanic man, thin build, in his 20s, and another heavy-set Hispanic man, El Centro police said. Authorities are considering the vehicle and occupants armed and dangerous.

The lockdown placed on Lincoln Elementary School has been lifted.

Any tips and information should be directed to the Investigations Division (760)337-4525.


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