An arrest has been made in the shooting of a 55 year-old man in Placerville, according to an official press release from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, at around 7:30 pm on Monday, November 12, the Sheriff’s Dispatch Center received calls advising that gunfire was heard in the 3600 block of Wamego Road in Placerville. Within less than two minutes, while deputies were responding to the location, a caller reportedly advised the Sheriff’s Dispatch Center that someone had been shot at a residence in the 3600 block.
Deputies arrived at the residence and found Danie Radasa, 55, from Citrus Heights, with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. Radasa was reportedly conscious and able to walk, and deputies secured the area and obtained medical assistance for Radasa. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Radasa was eventually flown to Sutter Roseville Hospital, where he was reportedly expected to survive his wound.
During the investigation deputies were advised that Robert McKiernan, a resident of 3623 Wamego, had reportedly shot Radasa and then fled the area. At the time of the shooting, Radasa had been at the Wamego residence to visit his daughter, McKiernan’s girlfriend.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, McKiernan was later located at Marshall Hospital in Placerville, where he was requesting treatment for minor injuries. Mckiernan was treated and released. He is under arrest and is currently talking to investigators.
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