Police offered no immediate word around the assailant’s motive, however a sheriff’s official stated the shooter’s neighbors had reported a domestic violence incident each day earlier. Officials didn’t specify who had been involved or what went down.
John Flint told the Record Searchlight newspaper within the town of Redding that his neighbor, whom they know only as Kevin, was the gunman which his roommate was one of the victims. He stated the shooter stole his truck.
Before legislation enforcement attack, marijuana farming was prevalent within the isolated area in the past lower and made an appearance to draw in some crime, but “nothing this serious,” Broff stated.
In route, he stated he saw an evident gunshot victim and police at another scene.
The shooter stole the vehicle of an individual who stopped to evaluate the crash and ran away when faced having a gun. He ongoing the rampage until police shot him about forty-five minutes after it began, Johnston stated.
Shortly afterward, the gunman rammed with the gate of Rancho Tehama Grade School a couple of miles away and spent about six minutes shooting in to the building, striking a minumum of one student, Johnston stated.