Five Arrested in Shooting Investigation

Five Arrested in Shooting Investigation
Photo: Gaede, Kellison and Hammeke

OROVILLE – In August of 2019 someone fired gunshots into a residence in Palermo. Although thankfully n0 one was injured during the incident, four bullets entered the residence and one of them entered a child’s bedroom.

Barr and Reed

After two weeks of investigation, detectives with the Butte County Sheriff’s Office named Jacob Gaede as the shooter. The gun used in the shooting was identified as one taken in a residential burglary in Berry Creek.

In all, two search warrants were served and a probation search was conducted at a third residence. The result of this unified effort was the confiscation of stolen firearms and other stolen property. The arrestees are –

  • 30-year-old Tylor Kellison, arrested for assault likely to cause great bodily injury and felony vandalism;
  • 42-year-old Jacob Gaede, arrested for shooting at an inhabited dwelling and being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm and ammunition;
  • 29-year-old Leighton Reed, arrested for being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm and ammunition and probation violation;
  • 35-year-old John Hammeke, arrested for burglary and stolen property;
  • 34-year-old Michael Barr, arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property and probation violation.
Five Arrested in Shooting Investigation was last modified: August 27th, 2019 by admin
Categories: Butte

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