One injured on New Year’s Day shooting in Union City

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An investigation was launched for a shooting that occurred on Sunday morning. 

According to the Union City Police Department, around 3:49 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Whipple Road due to a shooting report.

On the scene, they found a 36-year-old woman with gunshot wounds. She was taken to the hospital for further treatment. 

UCPD detectives are still investigating, but they say that there are no additional known threats to the public at this time.

Anyone who has information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Angela Fonseca at Angelaf@unioncity.org or 510-675-5227. You can also remain anonymous by calling the UCPD tip line at 510-675-5207 or by emailing tips@unioncity.org.


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