Shooting in Cameron Park

On 10/29/2015 at about 9:35 PM, deputies were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 2600 Block of Knollwood Court in Cameron Park for a reported shooting. On arrival, deputies contacted the 66 year-old male victim, Edward O’Keeffe. Mr. O’Keeffe advised while in a bedroom of his apartment he was shot by an unknown person through his open bedroom window. Mr. O’Keeffe’s injuries consisted of a single gunshot wound in his upper torso. Mr. O’Keeffe was transported for medical treatment and is expected to recover from his injuries. Patrol personnel along with detectives and CSI conducted a thorough search for evidence and the person responsible. At this time, detectives believe this was not a random act. No arrests have been made in this active investigation. If you have any information which could assist in this investigation we urge you to call the Sheriff’s Office Detective Unit at (530) 621-4703.

Lt. Tom Murdoch