Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 187 PC - Murder
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187 PC - Murder
10000 block of East Road Redwood Valley, Ca
When: Date: 10-19-2012 Time: 0244 hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Adult Male
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Written by: Captain Greg Van Patten
Synopsis: On 10-19-2012 at 0244 hours the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office dispatch center received a 911 call from a person who resided in a residence located in the 10000 block of East Road in Redwood Valley, California.

The caller reported that two unknown individuals had entered the residence with firearms and that two of the caller's family members had been shot as a result.

Patrol Deputies responded to the residence where they located a deceased adult male with apparent gunshot wounds. Deputies also located another adult male who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds during the incident. This adult male was transported to an out of county hospital for treatment of his injuries.

During an initial interview of family members, Deputies learned one of the suspects was described as wearing a red hoody sweatshirt and black bandana covering a portion of their face. Both suspects were last seen leaving the residence Northbound on East Road in a black Cadillac Escalade SUV.

Sheriff's Detectives were called to the scene and are conducting further investigations into the circumstances of the shooting.

Anyone having information in regards to this incident is urged to call the Sheriff's Office Tip-Line by calling 707-234-2100.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten