REDDING, Calif. - Redding police report they caught and arrested a felon who fled the scene after shooting a man outside his home on Oasis Road in Redding.
Police say this all occurred on Saturday May 23rd, at 7:41 a.m. when officers from the Redding Police Department and California Highway Patrol responded to the report of a shooting at a residence in the 3400 block of Oasis Road.
Police say that while en route to the scene, officers were advised by witnesses that the victim left the location and was being transported to the hospital by a friend. The victim was later observed by officers in the passenger seat of his friend's vehicle as it pulled into the parking lot of Shasta Regional Medical Center.
Officials say the victim, Quinton Lee Henderson, 23, of Montgomery Creek was immediately attended to by medical staff and found to have gunshot wounds to his lower body.
Police say that at the same time, responding officers were informed that the suspect, Terry Lee Bond, 38, of Redding was fleeing the scene in a vehicle that was being followed by a California Highway Patrol Airplane.
Officers arrived in the area and located Bond’s vehicle at which point an enforcement stop was conducted and he was detained without incident.
Based on the circumstances, the Redding Police Department Investigations Division responded and assisted with the case.
According to police the investigation revealed a confrontation occurred between Henderson and Bond regarding vandalism. During the confrontation, Bond exited his residence with a shotgun and pointed it at Henderson and his friend. Police say Bond discharged the shotgun once into the ground. Bond then approached Henderson and struck him with the stock of the shotgun. The confrontation continued during which time Bond discharged the shotgun again, this time striking Henderson in the lower body.
During this investigation, police say multiple people were interviewed and several items of evidence were collected including a shotgun.
Bond, who police say is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition and is on formal probation for vehicle theft out of San Joaquin County, was arrested and booked into Shasta County Jail for assault with a firearm causing great bodily injury, felon in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of ammunition.
Henderson is still being attended to by medical professionals and is expected to survive.
The Redding Police Department would like to thank the California Highway Patrol for their assistance during this investigation. They are also asking that anyone with additional information regarding this case call 530.225.4200.