El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 4400 block of Forni Road for a call of suspicious gun shots. Witnesses reported seeing a red motorcycle leaving soon after the shooting ridden by a person with a black helmet and headed toward Missouri Flat Road. When Deputies arrived at the address, they discovered a male with multiple gunshot wounds. Medics responded and rendered aid, but the man succumbed to his injuries.
There is an ongoing investigation, but the Sheriff’s Office has identified a person wanted in connection with this homicide. The person of interest is 36 year old Travis Eriksen. Travis should be considered armed and dangerous. If you see him or have information about the investigation, please call El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 530 621-6600.