Police are investigating a robbery and a shooting death in downtown Chico. On November 17th officers arrived to the 11 hundred block of West 2nd Street where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound in a parking lot. The man, identified as 28-year-old Christopher Qualls was transported to the hospital were he was pronounced dead.

According to a Chico Police Department press release, officers learned that there had been a disturbance inside of a nearby apartment. Tenants told officers that during an alleged robbery that one of the suspects was shot by a resident. A second suspect reportedly fled the scene and is still at-large.

The case is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at 897-4911.