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Dispute At Knights Ferry Recreation Area Turns Violent, Vehicle Hits 4 People

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) -- An argument turned violent Sunday evening at a northern California recreation area where a vehicle struck four people in a parking lot.

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened at Knights Ferry Recreation Area, which is roughly 30 miles northeast of Modesto on the Stanislaus River. In a statement posted to Facebook, officials noted that reports that over 20 people were injured were false.

According to investigators, two men and a small group of other people were arguing in the parking lot early in the evening. Following the dispute, the two men got into a vehicle and drove into four people. Witnesses said the passenger in the vehicle brandished a gun.

Two of the victims were treated by medical personnel at the scene while the others refused treatment. The victims' injuries were described as "non-threatening."

No arrests have been made. The incident remains under investigation.

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