Oroville police identify person of interest in Tuesday's shooting

Dec 2, 2015 3:19 PM by News Staff

UPDATE: Donavon Pearce was arrested at a home on Forestview Drive in Oroville Wednesday afternoon.


Oroville police have identified a person of interest in Tuesday morning's shooting at Oro Villa Apartments, and they’re asking for the public’s help tracking the man down.

Police say 23-year-old Donavon Eugene Pearce is wanted for questioning, in connection with a shooting on the 2700 block of Mitchell Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Pearce is described as approximately 6 feet 5 inches, 300 pounds and has brown hair and hazel eyes. Officers say he should be considered armed and dangerous.

One person was shot in the torso and transported to Oroville Hospital. The vicitm is in stable condition and expected to survive.


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