2 victims identified in deadly Shingletown shooting

UPDATE: 3:40 p.m., Monday, June 29, 2020 - The Shasta County Coroner's Office has identified two victims who were shot in Shingletown on Saturday, June 27 around 11 a.m.

Posted: Jun 27, 2020 7:18 PM
Updated: Jun 29, 2020 5:57 PM

UPDATE: 3:40 p.m., Monday, June 29, 2020 - The Shasta County Coroner's Office has identified two victims who were shot in Shingletown on Saturday, June 27 around 11 a.m.

Authorities said 59-year-old Jon Charles Depoorter and 66-year-old Michael Barton Stanfill, both of Shingletown were identified Monday by the coroner's office. The case remains under investigation by the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.

Shasta County Sheriff's deputies identified the suspect in the Shingletown shooting as Daun Eric Sanders, 35, of Shingletown.

This is a breaking news update. 

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UPDATE: 9:40 a.m., Sunday, June 28, 2020 - Shasta County Sheriff's deputies identified the suspect in the Shingletown shooting as Daun Eric Sanders, 35, of Shingletown. 

Officials say that the Shasta County Sheriff's Office SWAT team and the Redding Police Department responded to Sanders' residence at 27211 Gail Lane in Shingletown.

Officials say that after a search of the property was conducted, Sanders was not located.

It is believed he fled in a dark-colored pickup truck prior to deputies’ arrival, according to the sheriff's office. Sanders should be considered armed and dangerous, and we ask the public not to confront Sanders.

This is an active and ongoing investigation; and police say no other information will be released at this time.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to contact the Shasta County Major Crimes Unit at 530-245-6135 or by email at MCU@co.shasta.ca.us.

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SHINGLETOWN, Calif. - California Highway Patrol officers said a shooting in Shingletown killed two, critically injured one and closed-off sections of Highway 44 Saturday afternoon.   

Officers say it happened on Saturday, June 27 around 11 a.m. when police received reports of shots fired at a rural residential home on Gail Lane in Shingletown near Highway 44.

Deputies say they responded to the scene and located multiple victims on the ground. 

Two were pronounced dead at the scene and one was transported to a hospital in a critical condition, according to the CHP.

The major crime detectives on the scene, as well as multiple other agencies, are looking for evidence. Officers said the suspect or suspects are still at large and officials are working on trying to confirm their identity. 

It is unknown if there is a relationship between the two killed.

This is an ongoing investigation and Action News Now will update as soon as more information becomes available. 

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