News


PV shooting update: Police say report was false

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office says it has determined that no crime was committed in connection with a Portola Valley woman who claimed to have been shot by a man who broke into her home.

The Sheriff's Office received a 911 call just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday from the woman in the 100 block of Goya Road who said she had sustained a gunshot wound.

Officers arrived and found the woman to have been shot in the arm but were unable to locate a suspect in the area. The woman was transported to the hospital for treatment of her injury, Lt. Ray Lunny said.

The Sheriff's Office said Wednesday evening that the crime as the victim described it had not occurred.

-- Bay City News Service

Comments

Posted by Carrie, a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Oct 1, 2008 at 9:32 pm

This was apparently a false alarm/false police report. A gun was discharged and a woman did get shot, but there was no intruder or robbery. Not clear what the story really is. Here's the CBS update
Web Link


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

September food and drink goings on
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,493 views

College Freshmen: Avoiding the Pitfalls
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,292 views

Camp Glamp
By Laura Stec | 8 comments | 1,155 views

Council election, and then some.
By Stuart Soffer | 6 comments | 490 views

Those Constantly Pulling the Race Card
By Martin Lamarque | 0 comments | 54 views