On 07/27/2015 at about 7:52 PM El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 2900 block of La Paz Road in Mosquito. The suspect, later identified as 35 year-old David Stetler of Placerville, called Central Dispatch stating he shot the victim during a verbal altercation. The victim was transported by helicopter for medical treatment due to his serious condition. Sheriff’s Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators (CSI) were called in. David Stetler was arrested and booked into the El Dorado County Jail for charges of Assault with a Deadly Weapon along with enhancements related to the use of a firearm. The case is still under investigation. Stetler is still in custody in lieu of $250,000.00 bail.
Lt. Tom Murdoch