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Magalia Man Arrested in Shooting

Butte County deputies arrested a Magalia man Monday night they say shot a family member in the leg.

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 8:10 PM
Updated: Nov 28, 2018 9:29 AM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County deputies arrested a Magalia man Monday night they say shot a family member in the leg.

The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. at a home on Hupp Coutolenc Road. Investigators say Ernest Aldrich, 28, grabbed a handgun during an argument with that family member and shot the victim once in the leg. They believe Aldrich had been drinking.

The victim drove, bleeding, to a Camp Fire roadblock on Skyway to get help. Aldrich was booked into the Butte County Jail on charges of assault with a firearm and being armed with a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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