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Police investigate Ukiah shooting, robberies

Three robberies, one involving the shooting of a 19-year-old man, occurred in less than 24 hours in Ukiah. Police Monday were looking for more than one suspect.

It started about 1:10 a.m. Sunday, when two white men armed with a knife robbed a clerk at Sunny's Donuts on South State Street. They took money from the register and ran.

At about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, a 19-year-old Ukiah man was shot, Ukiah Police Capt. Justin Wyatt said.

Police found him leaning against a building on East Perkins Street with a wound to his upper body.

The man, who wasn't identified, told officers he was shot while sitting in his car parked near Clara and Mason streets.

He said two men approached his car and one, whom he knew, pointed a gun at him.

The second man tried to take property from the victim's car. The victim was shot, then was able to drive a few blocks and called for help.

He was taken to the Ukiah Valley Medical Center and then transferred to an undisclosed out-of-county hospital.

The victim described the men as black males, one about 6-foot-2, wearing a black hooded sweat shirt, and one about 6-feet, wearing a hooded camouflage jacket.

While officers were searching the area they were approached by another man who said he'd just been robbed.


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