Murder investigation underway after man found dead in street

Oct 9, 2015 1:28 PM by News Staff

A murder investigation is underway after a man was found dead on a street in Gerber late Thursday night.

According to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of shots fired, with a man down, near Central Avenue in Gerber just before 11 p.m.

When authorities arrived, they found the man in the road, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. When EMS crews arrived they pronounced the victim dead.

Investigators say they’ve found evidence indicating several shots were fired.

Authorities canvassed the area, but no arrests have been made.


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