Arrest made in Tehama County mobile home park shootings

Law enforcement has made an arrest following two shootings at a Tehama County mobile home park in January.

Posted: Feb 4, 2021 8:54 AM
Updated: Feb 4, 2021 10:59 AM

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. – A man has been arrested in connection to two January shootings at a mobile home park in Tehama County.

29-year-old Jerry Julian Anaya of Red Bluff, was arrested Wednesday, on suspicion of the Jan. 23 shooting of Luis Mercado Montalvo and the Jan. 26 shooting of Dana Brown, according to the Tehama Major Crimes Unit.

Authorities said the shooting happened at the Homewood Mobile Home Park on Saturday, Jan. 23. A man reported that he was parked in front of the mobile home park when he was approached by an unknown man who was armed with a firearm.

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The victim told authorities that the suspect fired several rounds at him with one round striking him in the left leg, according to the sheriff’s office. The victim drove himself to a local hospital where he was treated and later discharged.

The second shooting took place on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the same mobile home park. As Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies were responding, they located a 38-year-old victim, later identified as Dana Brown, suffering from a gunshot wound to his head.

The victim was transported to the hospital and is currently in critical condition, according to the sheriff’s office. Action News Now is working to learn more on the man's current condition. 

Anaya is facing charges for attempted murder with a bail set at $1,015,000.

This is a developing story. Action News Now will keep you updated with new information on-air and online.

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