Jul 12, 2015 12:54 PM by News Staff
ROHNERT PARK, Calif. (AP) - A Santa Rosa Junior College student has been arrested on suspicion of shooting and seriously wounding a prostitute and his roommate is in custody on suspicion of helping him flee the scene.
Police in Rohnert Park say 22-year-old Ronnie Paul Threadgill shot a 24-year-old Sacramento woman he was paying for sex at a Motel 6 on July 2.
They said he hit a man, later arrested on suspicion of pimping, in the head with a gun as he ran out of the room.
Investigators believe Threadgill's roommate, 19-year-old Koa James Sibley, was the getaway driver.
The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reports the woman was shot in the neck and leg and remains hospitalized with serious injuries. Sgt. Jeff Justice said she has not been able to communicate with detectives.
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