Jul 1, 2014 8:29 PM
A deadly shooting in Shingletown that investigators say came after a night of drinking -- it happened this morning on Pine Hollow Drive..off Highway 44.
Shasta County Sheriff's deputies arrested 55-year-old Michael Ackley in connection with the murder of James Arnel.
The details behind why Ackley shot him are surprising.
Around 2 a.m. this morning, deputies responded to reports of shots fired on the 28000 block of Pine Hollow Drive.
Ackley had been drinking earlier that night with 47-year old James Arnel and his mother Ida.
James allegedly returned to Ackley's trailer to look for his missing boot -- that's when detectives say Ackley fired at least 10 shots at James, hitting him in the torso.
A neighbor who lives across the street from where the shooting happened says he always hears loud partying and screaming coming from the trailer.
"around 6, 6:30...the dog was barking so I went down there and there were sheriff cars and ambulances...and they told me there had been a homicide."
Investigators say Ackley used an AR 15-type rifle to shoot at the Arnels, because he thought they were burglars.
James Arnel was pronounced dead at the scene; his mother Ida suffered lacerations to her left arm.
Ackley is being held on $1-million bail.
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