Hollister police reported a shooting at Jessie’s Gas Station on Friday that resulted in two 18-year-old males being transported with injuries and an arrest.
According to a statement from the Hollister Police Department:
On May 8th, 2020, at 6:11 pm, Hollister police officers responded to Jessie’s Gas at 710 San Benito St. regarding the report of a shots being fired. Several callers reported to 9-1-1 that there was a fight at that location that had resulted in people possibly being shot.
When officers arrived, officers located a crime scene and dicovered the gunshot victims had been transported by a private vehicle to Hazel Hawkins Hospital. Two 18 year old males were treated for gunshot wounds, flown to a trauma center, and were in serious condition at the time of this press release.
In the moments immediately following the intial report of a shooting, officers located a vehicle that matched the description of one of the involved vehicles in the fight and shooting. Ulysses Urbina was detained as the driver of that vehicle, and was later arrested for crimes related to the intial fight call. Urbina is not believed to be the shooting suspect. Urbina was lodged at the San Benito County Jail on a single count of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Investigators are seeking anyone who may have information related to this investigation. Specifically, the Department is seeking information about a newer model, dark colored 4-door sedan that was seen leaving the area and was occupied by the other parties involved in the altercation and shooting.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is requested to contact the Detective Bureau at The Hollister Police Department at 831-636-4330. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME. Information provided to WeTip may qualify for a reward.