Police Log: Man shot while sitting in his car
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A resident said he was sitting in his car around 9:04 p.m. Wednesday when two men walked up to the car and then shot at him while he was leaving a parking lot on the 2900 block of Lowell Avenue. He said he was uninjured and both men ran away after the shooting. Police checked the area and residents nearby reported hearing gunshots, but the shooters were not found.

Tracy police received 1,081 calls for service Thursday through Wednesday. The following is a sampling of those calls.


3:36 a.m.: A resident reported that someone threw a large rock at his front door on the 900 block of Windsong Drive. He requested extra patrols.

10:58 a.m.: A clerk at Victoria’s Secret at 3200 Naglee Road reported 35 bras stolen Tuesday night.

12:56 p.m.: An animal control official reported a call from a woman staying at McHenry House Tracy Family Shelter, 739 A St., about placing two young dogs. Later in the day, she said the same dogs were found in a garbage bag on Grant Line Road. Police say the two puppies are now safe at Animal Rescue of Tracy and are available for adoption.


2:09 p.m.: A resident reported a home burglary on the 100 block of East Emerson Avenue.

4:53 p.m.: A resident complained about someone who had been selling candy daily for two weeks in front of a house near Holly Drive and Kavanagh Avenue. Police warned the homeowner, who agreed to acquire a business license.


3:46 a.m.: Police stopped a vehicle being driven by a 15-year-old boy after an officer saw the driver turn off his headlights near Peony Drive and Cherry Blossom Lane. The boy, who was with another 15-year-old, had taken the car without the owner’s permission. The driver was cited and released to his mother.

7:34 a.m.: A city worker reported that someone shot out a window of the animal control truck at the Tracy Animal Shelter, 370 Arbor Road.

1:44 p.m.: A woman reported that she might have been sexually assaulted in Ceciliani Park on Cypress Drive between 3 and 4 a.m. Sunday. She was taken to San Joaquin General Hospital for an examination.


1:08 a.m.: Police arrested someone at Motel 6, 3810 N. Tracy Blvd., for outstanding warrants for drug possession. No additional information was provided.

8:41 a.m.: A resident reported that a .22-caliber rifle and a pellet gun had been taken from a vehicle on the 300 block of DeBord Drive.

9:10 p.m.: A resident reported that someone threw eggs at his house on the 100 block of North Hickory Avenue.


9:26 p.m.: A resident reported finding a 2-year-old girl walking alone on the 2800 block of Ponte Mira Way. Police checked and found that the child had left a house after her grandfather fell asleep watching her. The child’s mother was advised to get child-safety locks for the doors.


1:30 a.m.: A hospital clerk called to report a man in the emergency room with rib pain from an assault on Lone Fox Court. Police talked to the man, but he said it was a matter between friends.

1:31 a.m.: Police responded to an assault call at the Royal Motel, 1201 W. 11th St. An intoxicated man told officers someone hit him in the face, but he refused to give them any more information.

1:18 p.m.: Police received numerous calls about shots fired near Cherry Blossom Lane and Whispering Wind Drive. One caller said she heard echoes of gunshots. Officials of Jefferson Elementary School District locked down nearby Traina School, 4256 Windsong Drive. Police realized the gunshot sounds were coming from the police shooting range, where the SWAT team was training.


1:01 p.m.: A clerk at Home Depot, 2461 Naglee Road, reported that a person ran out of the store with two faucet sets valued at $466.

4:54 p.m.: A resident reported his motorcycle missing from his garage on the 100 block of Central Avenue. He said he was in the process of moving. Police are investigating.

• 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 agencies. Charges may have been added or dropped as of press time, and all suspects are assumed innocent until proven guilty. To report information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers, 831-6847.
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