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Yuba County Sheriff's Office: Off-duty deputy shoots home intruder

Before arrival, officials say the off-duty officer shot the intruder with his duty weapon.

Posted: Oct 12, 2019 10:13 AM
Updated: Oct 13, 2019 9:59 AM

UPDATE 9:58 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 - The Sheriff's office shared on Sunday the man shot has been identified as 43-year-old Gabriel Wilson of Oroville.

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CHALLENGE, Calif. - Officials say an off-duty Yuba County deputy shot an intruder at his home on Oct. 10.

The Sheriff's Department says around 11 p.m. Thursday personnel were called to respond to the deputy's home in the area of Challenge in response to an intruder.

Before arrival, officials say the off-duty officer shot the intruder with his duty weapon.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

The California Department of Justice has been requested to assist with the ongoing investigation.

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