Oroville shooting victim dies

Nov 24, 2014 6:07 PM by News Staff

One of the three people shot at an Oroville home Friday afternoon has died, the Butte County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday.

The shooting occurred at 12:15 p.m. Friday afternoon on Rusty Dusty Road. Two people were transported to the hospital, but sheriff's officials say one of the two, 21-year-old Oroville resident Giovanni Alvarez died Sunday.

A third gunshot victim arrived at an area hospital on his own accord Friday afternoon. The condition of the other gun shot victims is currently unknown.

The shooting remains under investigation, but sheriff's officials say at least one person has been arrested and investigators believe the incident was a drug deal gone wrong. Anyone with information is asked to call the Butte County Sheriff's Office Investigation's Unit at (530) 538-7671.


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