Fairfield police were investigating a shooting reported Monday night during an alleged drug deal gone bad, according to authorities.
The department received several reports of a shooting that occurred at around 11 p.m. Monday evening on the 200 Block of Pennsylvania Avenue. As police arrived, a vehicle was seen fleeing the scene.
Once the vehicle stopped, officers found that one of the three passengers inside -- a 24-year-old Fairfield resident -- had been shot four times and sustained serious injuries.
Police discovered two additional shooting victims in the 200 Block of Pennsylvania Avenue: a 25-year-old resident of Fairfield with a gunshot wound to his shoulder and a 21-year-old resident of Fairfield with a gunshot wound to his wrist.
All three victims are expected to survive their injuries.
At the scene of the shooting, officers located a loaded assault rifle with an extended magazine and a large quantity of methamphetamine.
Police said the three shooting victims have an extensive criminal history and numerous contacts with police for drug possession, drug dealing, and felony assault.
The suspects in the crime are still outstanding, authorities said.
If you have any information please call the Fairfield Police Department’s 24-hour Tip Line at (707) 428-7345 or Crime Stoppers at (707) 644-7867.
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