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Anderson, Calif.—On Monday morning around 4:30 a.m. officers with the Anderson Police Department responded to the area of Redbud Lane for a report of an assault.
The reporting party said that Michael Shayne Terry, age 45 of Anderson forced entry into the victims home.
Terry went into the victims bedroom and confronted them saying he was going to kill them.
Terry then began striking both victims with a baseball bat, causing minor injuries to both people.
Terry then fled the scene before police arrived.
Around 7 a.m. officers located Terry’s car on the 1500 block of Spruce Street at an apartment complex.
Officers learned that Terry lived at the location in one of the apartments.
Officers tried to contact Terry at his front door as well as hailing him on the patrol cars PA.
Officers called his cell phone, but Terry would not communicate with the officers.
Officers secured the scene and obtained a search warrant for Terry’s home.
Due to the close proximity of Anderson Heights Elementary School the school was placed on lockdown to ensure the safety of the students.
Officers announced to Terry that they had a search warrant and that if he didn’t surrender K-9 Aero would be sent in to apprehend him.
Terry continued to ignore officers.
Officers then breached the front door and began to make entry into the apartment.
Once inside they found Terry standing behind the door attempting to keep the lock secured.
Terry immediately surrendered and was taken into custody.
Terry was transported and booked into Shasta County Jail on assault with a deadly weapon, assault likely to cause great bodily injury, burglary, criminal threats, battery, and domestic violence charges.
The bat Terry used in the assault was found in his home.