San Mateo shooting: Brittany Stewart, Ceres woman, arrested for attempted murder in shooting that injured 1 person

SAN MATEO, Calif. — A 34-year-old Ceres woman was arrested Thursday for attempted murder in San Mateo, according to the San Mateo Police Department.

Officers were called to the area of ​​East Hillsdale Boulevard and Norfolk Street after receiving reports of a person shot around 4:45 p.m. Witnesses told officers the shooting occurred nearby in the 1500 block of Lago Street.

Neither the alleged shooting victim nor the suspected shooter were at the scene when officers arrived, but witnesses directed police to a nearby building where the suspected shooter had fled.

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Meanwhile, police received a report of a gunshot victim found in San Carlos. Police responded and determined that the woman at the scene was the shooting victim on Lago Street. She was taken to a trauma center to receive medical treatment.

The suspect, Brittany Stewart, was in the building on Lago Street. Police called a drone unit and a SWAT team who made contact with Stewart by phone and convinced her to surrender.

Stewart was booked into the San Mateo County Jail on several allegations related to the shooting.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the department at (650) 522-7700 or use the online anonymous reporting tool.

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