A Shasta County sheriff's vehicle

A Shasta County sheriff’s motor vehicle

A gentleman killed himself after breaking into a dwelling this 7 days and becoming confronted by the homeowner on Aged Oregon Trail north of Redding, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Business said.

Investigators in a information release reported the burglar, who has not been identified, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound from a gun that he had before taken from the home-owner inside the household.

According to investigators, the homeowner, an 80-calendar year-previous gentleman, was in his dwelling space when he heard glass breaking from the again of the dwelling. He began going for walks to the rear of the household when he was confronted by the guy, who investigators reported started out assaulting the home owner.

Investigators claimed the house owner went to a bedroom and got a gun.

“The home-owner and intruder got into a 2nd bodily altercation wherever the intruder disarmed the homeowner by taking the firearm,” a sheriff’s place of work news release mentioned.

The home-owner once again went into a bed room before he read a solitary gunshot, investigators explained in the assertion.

The information release explained the home-owner discovered the man useless before calling 911 about midnight. The house owner, who was not determined, suffered insignificant accidents.

Deputies responded at 12:15 a.m. on Wednesday to the incident on the 12000 block of Outdated Oregon Path.

Investigators claimed they identified that the exact gentleman identified lifeless in the house had earlier broken into a neighboring residence, but the home owners there have been not home.

Anyone with information is asked to connect with the Important Crimes Device at 530-245-6135 or e mail [email protected].

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This report at first appeared on Redding Document Searchlight: Sheriff: Male kills himself immediately after breaking into property north of Redding