Originally published 7-16-21 via Facebook
by the Yreka Police Department:
“On July 15th at approximately 07:00pm, Yreka Police Department responded to the Speedway Express for a report of a shooting in the parking lot. Officers arrived and located one male deceased from a gunshot wound. The suspect initially gave a brief statement to law enforcement.
Preliminary investigation revealed there was an altercation between the decedent and a 17-year-old male juvenile. The juvenile was taken into custody. The 37-year-old decedent’s name is being withheld at this time pending confirmation of identity and notification of next of kin.
This has been determined to be an isolated event, there is no danger to the public at this time. We would like to thank the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, Yreka Fire Department for their assistance.
If you have any additional information related to this case, please contact Detective Hasemeyer or Acting Lt. Boutin at the Yreka Police Department at 530-841-2300.”