Two or three gunshots were fired by reported gang members from a car at 5:26 p.m. on Saturday at Elm and Garfield streets, according to Lodi police. Officers didn't find any evidence of ammunition or damage, according to Lodi police Sgt. Mike Oden.
Witnesses said several gang types were at a church in the northwest corner of Elm and Garfield, where they threw rocks at a blue Oldsmobile going by, Oden said. The occupants of the Oldsmobile fled the area after firing the gunshots, Oden said.
Robbery in Flag City on Easter morning
Two men reportedly robbed a Three B Truck Stop clerk of an undetermined amount of money at about 3:26 a.m. Sunday, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office.
Two black males, one armed with a black handgun, fled the area in a vehicle and went east on Highway 12 toward Lodi, according to a sheriff's report. The truck stop, a Union 76 gas station, is in the 14700 block of North Thornton Road in Flag City.
One suspect was described as about 6 feet tall, thin build, wearing a black sweatshirt and a hood covering his face, and black pants, according to the report. The person reporting the incident couldn't give a description of the second man.
Republican candidates to appear at forum
The four remaining Republican candidates seeking to oust Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, in the 11th Congressional District will square off from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today in the West Forum at San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave., Stockton. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The candidates are Tony Amador, of Lodi, Elizabeth Emken, of Danville, Brad Goehring, of Clements, and David Harmer, of San Ramon.
People attending the forum are advised to turn right into the second parking lot, "Locke 3," on the Pacific Avenue side of the campus. Volunteers will guide you to the forum.
Want to run for local office? Here's how
Anyone considering running for a City Council, school board or a fire or water district board can get some advice on what it takes to run and win at a roundtable discussion on Wednesday.
Panel participants will include San Joaquin County Supervisor Steve Bestolarides, Stockton Vice Mayor Kathy Miller, Lincoln Unified School District trustee Paul Canepa, county Registrar of Voters Austin Erdman and political consultant Don Parsons.
The workshop will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Eberhardt School of Business on the University of the Pacific campus, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton.
The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and reservations are required. To register, call Amber Dominguez at 946-2956 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.