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Person pistol-whipped on east side of valley

Posted at 4:44 PM, May 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-15 21:33:46-04

Police said a person was pistol-whipped Sunday afternoon in the east part of the valley.

The incident was reported around 4:15 p.m. in the 4300 block of Stewart Avenue, near Lamb Boulevard. Police said following a fight, one suspect pistol-whipped the victim in the head and caused the gun to fire. The victim was grazed by the bullet.

However, police so far have been unable to locate the person hit. Witnesses said the victim ran from the scene without getting medical attention.

Police have advised local hospitals about the person shot.

Police also said two suspects drove away from the scene. Witnesses said they were in a gray Volkswagen Jetta.

This is a developing story. Check back to 13 Action News for updates.