The Latest: California shooter fired 'without provocation' - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

The Latest: California shooter fired 'without provocation'

Posted: Updated:

RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a Northern California school shooting (all times local):

1:50 p.m.
  
The assistant sheriff in Northern California says a gunman opened fire "without provocation" in a rural town, killing four people and wounding 10, before police fatally shot him.
  
Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston says investigators are trying to determine a motive in the shootings Tuesday in the small community of Tehama Ranch Reserve.
  
Johnston says the gunman shot a person, stole a pickup truck and went on a shooting rampage. He says after crashing the truck, the suspect hijacked a second vehicle and kept shooting people at random, including children.
  
There were seven shooting scenes in all. Johnston says police have recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns.
  
Johnston says the gunman was involved in a domestic violence incident Monday.
  
___

1:30 p.m.
  
Vice President Mike Pence says he is "deeply saddened" to learn of a series of shootings in Northern California that has resulted in the loss of multiple lives and injuries to children.
  
Pence is praising "courageous" law enforcement officers responding in Tehama County. He says the Trump administration will continue to monitor the situation and will provide federal support to local officials.
  
He said on Twitter: "We pray for comfort & healing for all impacted."
  
Local authorities say five people have been killed, including the shooter, and that two children are among the wounded. One was shot at an elementary school.
  
___
  
1 p.m.
  
A witness to a series of deadly shootings in rural Northern California says the gunman shot at a truck in front of him as he was dropping off his three kids at school.
  
Salvador Tello said Tuesday that he also saw a dead woman lying on a street about a quarter-mile from Rancho Tehama School. He says the woman's husband was beside her and had been shot in the leg.
  
Tello says he was about three blocks from the school when bullets tore into the truck. He made his kids get down and slammed his vehicle into reverse.
  
Tello says the gun must have been large because the bullets made "big holes" in the truck carrying several men.
  
Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston says the gunman had a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns and was randomly picking targets.
  
___
  
1 p.m.
  
At least 10 children and adults have been hospitalized after a series of shootings in rural Northern California that left five dead, including the gunman.
  
Enloe Medical Center says in a statement that five people were treated there and that three have been released. Spokeswoman Nicole Johansson says three of the patients were minors.
  
Separately, three people were being treated at a hospital in Redding, about 50 miles north of the shootings.
  
The Record Searchlight reported two more victims were taken to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff.
  
The hospitals haven't released the extent of the injuries.
  
___
  
12:25 p.m.
  
California Gov. Jerry Brown says he and his wife, Anne, are saddened by the shooting in a rural northern part of the state that "shockingly involved schoolchildren."
  
Brown offered their condolences to the families who lost loved ones and said they are united with all Californians in grief.
  
Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston says five people were killed, including the shooter, and that two children are among the wounded. Hospital says they are treating seven people, including three minors.
  
Johnston says the gunman had a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns and was randomly picking targets.


11:50 a.m.
  
Authorities say a series of shootings in rural Northern California left five people dead, including the shooter, and that two children were among the wounded.
  
Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston says one child was shot at a school Tuesday and another was shot while riding in a pickup truck with a woman who was also wounded.
  
Johnston says the shooter was "randomly picking targets." He says there were seven shooting scenes and that there may be more victims.
  
Investigators have recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns.


Authorities say shootings in rural Northern California leave 5 dead, including shooter; 2 children wounded.


  
11:35 a.m.
  
At least seven children and adults have been hospitalized after a series of shootings in rural Northern California that left at least three others dead.
  
Enloe Medical Center spokeswoman Nicole Johansson said the hospital is treating four people Tuesday, including three minors.
  
She said one patient was flown by helicopter to the hospital in Chico, about 50 miles southeast of the shootings. Johansson provided no other information.
  
Separately, three people were being treated at a hospital in Redding, about 50 miles north of the shootings.
  


11:15 a.m.
  
A man says his roommate is among the victims in Northern California and that his neighbor was the gunman.
  
Brian Flint tells the Record Searchlight newspaper in the city of Redding on Tuesday that his neighbor, whom he knows only as Kevin, also stole his truck.
  
He says he and his roommate told authorities that their neighbor was acting "crazy" and threatening them.
  
Flint says he had been shooting "hundreds of rounds" from large magazines.
  
Authorities say shootings at multiple locations have left three people dead and several others wounded, including students at an elementary school.
  
___
  
11:15 a.m.
  
A Northern California hospital says it's treating three people shot in a rural neighborhood.
  
Authorities say three people were killed and several wounded at multiple locations, including an elementary school about 130 miles north of Sacramento.
  
Marcy Miracle, a spokeswoman for Mercy Medical Center in Redding, declined further comment.
  
Redding is about 50 miles north of where the shootings occurred.
  
___
  
10:40 a.m.

Authorities say three people have been killed in shootings at multiple locations in rural Northern California, and the shooter has been killed by law enforcement. Students also were shot and wounded at an elementary school.
  
It's not clear if the shooter is included among the dead Tuesday.
  
Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston tells a TV station in the city of Chico that officers are investigating at least five crime scenes in and around the school in Rancho Tehama Reserve, about 130 miles north of Sacramento.
  
Jeanine Quist, an administrative assistant with the Corning Union Elementary School District, says no one was killed at the school but a "number" of students were shot and wounded.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Most Popular

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Update: Fatal crashed reported in Pondera County

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 4:35 PM EST2018-01-16 21:35:14 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:35 PM EST2018-01-19 00:35:27 GMT

    Montana Highway Patrol responded to a fatal vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Pondera County near the Heart Butte area. The accident took place on Heart Butte Road right in front of the U.S. Postal Office. The call came in over dispatch about 5:30 a.m. and took MHP troopers almost two hours to respond to the scene. Right now it is unclear what caused the accident or if anyone else was hurt or killed. We are working to find out more details.

    Montana Highway Patrol responded to a fatal vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Pondera County near the Heart Butte area. The accident took place on Heart Butte Road right in front of the U.S. Postal Office. The call came in over dispatch about 5:30 a.m. and took MHP troopers almost two hours to respond to the scene. Right now it is unclear what caused the accident or if anyone else was hurt or killed. We are working to find out more details.

  • Former Vice President Joe Biden to visit Montana in March

    Former Vice President Joe Biden to visit Montana in March

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:24 AM EST2018-01-18 16:24:34 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:24 AM EST2018-01-18 16:24:34 GMT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the Montana Democrats' annual fundraising dinner in March.   “We’re proud to have Vice President Biden join us to kick off what will be an exciting election year for Democrats here in Big Sky Country," said Nancy Keenan, Executive Director of the Montana Democratic Party, in a statement Thursday. "I'm looking forward to hosting him in Montana, and showing him the enthusiasm and excitement t...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the Montana Democrats' annual fundraising dinner in March.   “We’re proud to have Vice President Biden join us to kick off what will be an exciting election year for Democrats here in Big Sky Country," said Nancy Keenan, Executive Director of the Montana Democratic Party, in a statement Thursday. "I'm looking forward to hosting him in Montana, and showing him the enthusiasm and excitement t...
  • Montana man arrested in "shoot up the Capitol" threat

    Montana man arrested in "shoot up the Capitol" threat

    Thursday, January 18 2018 4:52 PM EST2018-01-18 21:52:48 GMT

    HELENA- A 40-year-old Montana man is receiving in-patient mental health treatment after he allegedly threatened to "shoot up the Capitol." Helena police say they heard a tip on Mon., Jan. 16 about a Gallatin County man who'd been making violent threats. 

    HELENA- A 40-year-old Montana man is receiving in-patient mental health treatment after he allegedly threatened to "shoot up the Capitol." Helena police say they heard a tip on Mon., Jan. 16 about a Gallatin County man who'd been making violent threats. 

  • CHTC And Chris Bangle Present REDS: A Space That Became A Fully Electric City Car

    CHTC And Chris Bangle Present REDS: A Space That Became A Fully Electric City Car

    REDS is a project developed by Chris Bangle and his team for CHTC (China Hi-Tech Group Corporation). It is not a concept car, a research program or a design exercise for an indefinite future: instead it is the first phase...
    REDS is a project developed by Chris Bangle and his team for CHTC (China Hi-Tech Group Corporation). It is not a concept car, a research program or a design exercise for an indefinite future: instead it is the first phase...
  • Spokane Valley firefighters extinguish electrical fire at auto parts store

    Spokane Valley firefighters extinguish electrical fire at auto parts store

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 7:40 PM EST2018-01-10 00:40:24 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Fire Department units responded to a reported commercial structure fire at 5608 E. Sprague Avenue shortly after 1:15 pm Tuesday. The first SVFD unit on the scene observed smoke coming from the one-story commercial auto sales structure and upgraded the incident to a working fire, bringing more resources to the scene. 

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Fire Department units responded to a reported commercial structure fire at 5608 E. Sprague Avenue shortly after 1:15 pm Tuesday. The first SVFD unit on the scene observed smoke coming from the one-story commercial auto sales structure and upgraded the incident to a working fire, bringing more resources to the scene. 

  • School Closures and Delays

    School Closures and Delays

    Thursday, January 19 2017 10:50 AM EST2017-01-19 15:50:31 GMT

    Icy roads and treacherous conditions are causing school closures and delays this morning. 

    Icy roads and treacherous conditions are causing school closures and delays this morning. 

  • Reaction Monitoring Market Worth 1.52 Billion USD by 2022

    Reaction Monitoring Market Worth 1.52 Billion USD by 2022

    According to a new market research "Reaction Monitoring Market by Technology (Spectroscopy (MS, IR, UV, NMR, Raman), Chromatography (GC, LC), Calorimetry, Titrimetry, XRD), Mode (Quantitative, Qualitative), End User...
    According to a new market research "Reaction Monitoring Market by Technology (Spectroscopy (MS, IR, UV, NMR, Raman), Chromatography (GC, LC), Calorimetry, Titrimetry, XRD), Mode (Quantitative, Qualitative), End User...
  • Police: Fourth victim in sexual assault/incest case a minor

    Police: Fourth victim in sexual assault/incest case a minor

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 9:38 PM EST2018-01-11 02:38:00 GMT
    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-01-17 18:24:31 GMT

    Incest and sexual assault are the charges one man is facing after he was allegedly found fondling two children. 

    Incest and sexual assault are the charges one man is facing after he was allegedly found fondling two children. 

  • NewsMore>>

  • Despite threats, Capitol workers feel safe

    Despite threats, Capitol workers feel safe

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-01-19 00:37:48 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-01-19 00:37:48 GMT
    HELENA, Mont.- A major threat to the state capitol as a man is taken into custody after telling police he was planning to "shoot up" the building.  Police say he may have been on his way to the capitol when he was caught. On Tuesday, the man told officers he planned to shoot up the Capitol the next day. Teams in Bozeman and Helena worked together to identify the suspect-- a 40-year-old Belgrade man. Yesterday they learned he had left Belgrade on his way to Helena. H...
    HELENA, Mont.- A major threat to the state capitol as a man is taken into custody after telling police he was planning to "shoot up" the building.  Police say he may have been on his way to the capitol when he was caught. On Tuesday, the man told officers he planned to shoot up the Capitol the next day. Teams in Bozeman and Helena worked together to identify the suspect-- a 40-year-old Belgrade man. Yesterday they learned he had left Belgrade on his way to Helena. H...
  • Update: Fatal crashed reported in Pondera County

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 4:35 PM EST2018-01-16 21:35:14 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:35 PM EST2018-01-19 00:35:27 GMT

    Montana Highway Patrol responded to a fatal vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Pondera County near the Heart Butte area. The accident took place on Heart Butte Road right in front of the U.S. Postal Office. The call came in over dispatch about 5:30 a.m. and took MHP troopers almost two hours to respond to the scene. Right now it is unclear what caused the accident or if anyone else was hurt or killed. We are working to find out more details.

    Montana Highway Patrol responded to a fatal vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Pondera County near the Heart Butte area. The accident took place on Heart Butte Road right in front of the U.S. Postal Office. The call came in over dispatch about 5:30 a.m. and took MHP troopers almost two hours to respond to the scene. Right now it is unclear what caused the accident or if anyone else was hurt or killed. We are working to find out more details.

  • MAGIE expo is here in the Electric City

    MAGIE expo is here in the Electric City

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:16 PM EST2018-01-19 00:16:39 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:16 PM EST2018-01-19 00:16:39 GMT
    Its that time of year Again for those who are looking to buy that new tractor they have been eying all year or just to get some financial advice for anything Ag-related and MAGIE is the place to be. Thursday kicked off the event at the Montana Expo Park is where you can talk to over 300 vendors selling everything from handheld tools all the way to monster truck sized tractors. This year is the opportunity for farmers, ranchers or just people who love agriculture, to learn about the n...
    Its that time of year Again for those who are looking to buy that new tractor they have been eying all year or just to get some financial advice for anything Ag-related and MAGIE is the place to be. Thursday kicked off the event at the Montana Expo Park is where you can talk to over 300 vendors selling everything from handheld tools all the way to monster truck sized tractors. This year is the opportunity for farmers, ranchers or just people who love agriculture, to learn about the n...
  • Montana's little learners

    Montana's little learners

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:05 PM EST2018-01-19 00:05:26 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:05 PM EST2018-01-19 00:05:26 GMT

    Your child's preschool education could be getting a big boost thanks to the Governor. This week Bullock announced more funding for high-quality preschool. Over $1.3 Million in supplemental funding is going towards more at risk Montana children.

    Your child's preschool education could be getting a big boost thanks to the Governor. This week Bullock announced more funding for high-quality preschool. Over $1.3 Million in supplemental funding is going towards more at risk Montana children.

  • New Park District public hearing set

    New Park District public hearing set

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:35 PM EST2018-01-17 04:35:07 GMT
    Wednesday, January 17 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-01-17 05:45:12 GMT

    The Great Falls City Commission is releasing an updated proposal for a park district. This new version comes after the first proposal did not make it past voters last year. The biggest change is the amount of money the city is asking for. Instead of 2.27 million dollars from the taxpayers, it will be 1.5million dollars. Meaning the maximum property owners will pay in a year would be roughly 22 dollars a year, or less than 2 dollars a month. The parks department says this proposal n...

    The Great Falls City Commission is releasing an updated proposal for a park district. This new version comes after the first proposal did not make it past voters last year. The biggest change is the amount of money the city is asking for. Instead of 2.27 million dollars from the taxpayers, it will be 1.5million dollars. Meaning the maximum property owners will pay in a year would be roughly 22 dollars a year, or less than 2 dollars a month. The parks department says this proposal n...

  • Man trying to buy tires arrested for forgery

    Man trying to buy tires arrested for forgery

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-01-17 02:28:45 GMT
    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-01-17 02:28:45 GMT

    Troy Allan Nelson has been arrested for Forgery and Elder/Persons With Developmental Disabilities Abuse after allegedly trying to buy tires with an 86 year old woman's check. 

    Troy Allan Nelson has been arrested for Forgery and Elder/Persons With Developmental Disabilities Abuse after allegedly trying to buy tires with an 86 year old woman's check. 

  • Update: One man is in custody after ATM theft

    Update: One man is in custody after ATM theft

    Monday, January 8 2018 7:51 PM EST2018-01-09 00:51:57 GMT
    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:51 PM EST2018-01-17 00:51:19 GMT


    Police say they have several leads and are working hard to find the criminals and get the machine back to its rightful owner, but one patron said he doesn't think they were after the cash, but instead the pin numbers stored inside that machine, which could lead to a bigger problem for the bar and grille.
     

    The suspects got away after leading officers with the Lewis and Clark county Sheriff's Department on a dangerous chase along Lincoln Road after they broke into the Causeway Chalet and stole the bar's ATM.

  • New improvements planned for Historic 10th Street Bridge

    New improvements planned for Historic 10th Street Bridge

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:20 PM EST2018-01-17 00:20:43 GMT
    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:44 PM EST2018-01-17 00:44:56 GMT

    Preservation Cascade Inc. has big plans for the Historic 10th Street Bridge, but they need your help and support! Those plans include a complete trail across the Bridge by 2020, installing railings, and incorporating the River’s Edge Trail with the Historic Bridge. To help out, start by attending the upcoming annual meeting, taking place Monday, January 22nd at 7:00pm in the Civic Center Gibson Room. After a brief business meeting, folks can enjoy talks by Public Works Directo...

    Preservation Cascade Inc. has big plans for the Historic 10th Street Bridge, but they need your help and support! Those plans include a complete trail across the Bridge by 2020, installing railings, and incorporating the River’s Edge Trail with the Historic Bridge. To help out, start by attending the upcoming annual meeting, taking place Monday, January 22nd at 7:00pm in the Civic Center Gibson Room. After a brief business meeting, folks can enjoy talks by Public Works Directo...

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.