Suspect sought in shooting of 15-year-old girl

Jul 21, 2015 6:51 PM by News Staff

Officials in Tehama County have identified a suspect in the shooting of a 15-year-old girl near the Red Bluff Diversion Dam Sunday night.

According to the Tehama County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the area of Sale Lane, near the dam's entrance just before midnight and found the teenage gunshot victim. The girl was taken to a local hospital and remains in critical condition.

On Monday, detectives located the gun believed to have been used in bushes about half a mile from the shooting scene and the suspect was identified as 18-year-old Anthony Nahinu.

Anyone with information as to Nahinu's whereabouts should contact law enforcement. Tehama County Secret Witness is offering $1,000 for information leading to Nahinu's arrest and conviction.

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