The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating an incident where a homeowner shot a suspected intruder on his property this afternoon. The suspect was airlifted to an area hospital where his condition remains unknown.
Sheriff Deputies responded to a residence near Upper Palermo Road and Bohemia Avenue shortly after 2 p.m. this afternoon after a call of shots fired. From what responding deputies have gathered at the scene, a homeowner confronted an intruder who was armed on his property and shot him. Another individual was reported to have fled the scene at a high rate of speed in a silver SUV.
The Sheriff’s Office has indicated the investigation is still in its early stages and will continue to release more information once it becomes available.