Two dead in attempted murder suicide in Orland

Jul 5, 2015 11:38 AM by News Staff

Family members have identified the shooter as 19-year-old Dusty Byers. Investigators said she shot her father, 55-year-old Danny Byers and 16-year-old sister Jennifer Byers, before turning the gun on herself.

Orland Police Department officers responded to calls about a shooting at the 700 block of Mill Street, according to a police department officials. The officers found two victims, Danny Byers and Jennifer Byers, in a trailer. Both were deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. Dusty Byers was found on the property, alive but also suffering from a gunshot wound. She was transported to Enloe Medical Center to undergo surgery.
Officials said all three were related to one another and the injuries and deaths are a result of family dispute prior to the shootings.

A small-caliber revolver was found on the scene and is currently being examined by a Department of Justice Forensic team.


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