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Sheriff Kory L. HoneaThe Sheriff’s Office serves all the citizens of Butte County by providing a mix of public safety and public service functions. The Sheriff’s Office provides around-the-clock law enforcement service to every region of the county. In addition to 24 hour policing, we offer Butte County citizens a full range of services including, coroner services, civil services, court security and corrections.

Shooting at an inhabited dwelling

Monday, September 12, 2016/Categories: Press Release

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On September 10, 2016, at approximately 0415 hours, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office received a report of shooting in the 2400 block of D Street in Oroville.
Deputies responded with lights and sirens. They found that an unknown suspect(s) had shot a firearm into a residence, resulting in a 16 year old boy receiving two gunshot wounds in the leg while he was lying in bed.

The minor was treated at a local hospital and later released. No suspects have been identified yet. The case is still under investigation.

The Sheriff’s Office is urging anyone who may have additional information regarding this incident to contact BCSO Investigations or the Watch Commander at (530) 538-7321 or 891-2711.




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