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1 person found dead with gunshot wound west of Redding airport

Officers from the Redding Police Department say they found a body out on a street in southeast Redding late Tuesday night.

Posted: Jul 8, 2020 3:10 AM
Updated: Jul 8, 2020 8:29 AM

REDDING, Calif. - Officers from the Redding Police Department say they found a body out on a street in southeast Redding late Tuesday night.

Officers tell Action News Now they received a call around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday regarding a body found on Meadow View Drive, just west of the Redding airport.

When officers arrived they found a body with a noticeable gunshot wound. Officers did not provide details on the person's gender.

Police have cleared the scene. Action News Now is working to find out the circumstances leading up to this and the identity of the deceased person.

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