At least one caller reported seeing one of the passengers holding a handgun out of a passenger-side window. Another witness said that gunshots came from only one of the cars involved.
One car drove west toward Lincoln Boulevard, while the other went east toward the nearby Save Mart shopping center.
Police found multiple shell casings in the area. They also advised local hospitals to look out for possible victims, though no injuries were reported.
According to the police log, the incident could be gang-related.
Tracy police received 160 calls for service Monday, Aug. 6. The following is a sample of those reports.
12:21 a.m.: A man was arrested on outstanding warrants following a traffic stop at Tracy Boulevard and Larch Road.
3:56 a.m.: Two men, one carrying a duffel bag, were seen walking in the neighborhood of Charlemagne Lane looking into cars. Police couldn’t find them.
8:20 a.m.: The Taqueria at 1842 W. 11th St. was reportedly broken into sometime during the night.
9:13 a.m.: A driver was arrested for not having a valid license on the corner of Fourth Street and Tracy Boulevard.
9:18 a.m.: Staff at Traina Elementary School, 1219 Whispering Wind Drive, were told to be on the lookout for a raccoon seen lurking near an access ramp near the school’s offices.
10:42 a.m.: Transients were seen camping near the 11th Street overpass east of town, a caller reported. They allegedly damaged a camera to a contractor’s yard on MacArthur Drive and stole some items. Code enforcement was alerted.
12:53 p.m.: Tracy police assisted a law enforcement agency from Alameda in the chase of a black Mercedes that was allegedly stolen in the southern part of that city.
4:33 p.m.: A group of teen-aged girls allegedly pushed their way into a home on the 1900 block of Plum Lane while a 17-year-old was home alone and stole a cell phone.
4:39 p.m.: A woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a caller said she hit a car and a garage wall on the 3100 block of Remington Way.
9:14 p.m.: The victim of an alleged battery declined to press charges or be treated for injuries on the 2500 block of Ohara Drive after he said he was jumped by six or seven former friends.
• This column includes a sample of items as reported in the Tracy Police Department dispatcher’s daily log. Additional information is based on reports from officers and other law enforcement agencies. To report information anonymously about a crime: Crime Stoppers, 831-6847.