Man shot in hand, calf in Shasta Lake

Sep 20, 2015 2:59 PM by News Staff

A Shasta Lake man was believes he was the target of a planned, attempted murder after he was shot in his home Saturday night.

Shasta County Sheriffs responded to an emergency call from Ray Matagora, 62, saying he had been shot by an unknown assailant. Medical personnel treated Matagora for gunshot wounds to his left hand and left calf. Matagora was then transported to the local for further treatement.

Deputies checked the residence for any other possible victims or suspects, but other than Matagora the residence was not occupied at the time of Deputies’ arrival. The Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit was called and later responded to the scene to assist with the investigation.

Matagora said he believed this was not a random act and that he was the intended victim.

The Major Crimes Unit said this ongoing investigation.


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