Juvenile Suspect Booked in Connection with Fatal Shooting of Other Juvenile
Originally published 7-20-23 via Facebook
by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office:
“Oroville, CA- On Tuesday, July 18, 2023, the Oroville Police Department (OPD) located an abandoned stolen vehicle. Based on evidence located inside the vehicle, Oroville Police detectives believed a shooting had occurred inside the vehicle. OPD personnel also received information that a passenger in the vehicle had been killed, and his body had been placed in a field.
At approximately 2:00 p.m., the Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) was contacted by OPD. BCSO detectives immediately began conducting an investigation. During the investigation, BCSO detectives located a 13-year-old deceased victim in a field near the intersection of 18th Street and Tehama Avenue, Oroville. The juvenile victim was identified as Amadeus Miller-Ramos.
During the investigation BCSO detectives determined the following: Four juveniles were inside the previously mentioned vehicle. While inside the vehicle, one of the juveniles was manipulating a firearm. The firearm discharged one time and a bullet struck Miller-Ramos. After Miller-Ramos was shot, the juveniles placed his body in a field near the intersection of 18th Street and Tehama Avenue.
On the afternoon of July 18, BCSO deputies arrested the juvenile who shot Miller-Ramos. The juvenile was subsequently booked at the Butte County Juvenile Hall. Based on the fact the suspect is a juvenile, BCSO is not releasing further information about the juvenile’s identity. BCSO has submitted the completed investigation to the Butte County District Attorney’s Office.”