Redding Police: Suspect arrested for early morning shooting

Police say they have arrested a man in connection to a Nov. 25 shooting at the intersection of Heather Lane and Foxtail Court in Redding.

Posted: Dec 5, 2019 10:59 PM

REDDING, Calif. - Police say they have arrested a man in connection to a Nov. 25 shooting at the intersection of Heather Lane and Foxtail Court in Redding.

The shooting happened around 1 a.m., according to officials, and when they arrived, officers found a woman who had a grazed gunshot wound on her arm.

During follow-up by the department's Investigations Division, officials say they positively identified the suspect as Scott Albert McFadden.

Officials say the 40-year-old has a criminal history including felony evading law enforcement, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, resisting arrest, possession of narcotics and parole violations.

Additionally, McFadden has been arrested in Shasta County 19 times and is on post-release community supervision for felon in possession of a firearm.

On Dec. 5 at 5 p.m., officials say the Neighborhood Police Unit found McFadden at a home on East Cypress Avenue and arrested him.

Booked into the Shasta County Jail, McFadden faces charges of felony assault with a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition and violation of his post-release community supervision probation terms.

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