For Immediate Release
Sergeant Tasha Thompson
On October 4, 2017, at approximately 5:47 pm, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple reports of a shooting having just occurred near the intersection of Mother Lode Drive and Sunset Lane in Shingle Springs.
Upon arrival, deputies found two people shot at the scene. An adult female was pronounced dead at the scene, and a male was still alive and transported to a medical facility for treatment.
Detectives and crime scene personnel spent the night conducting an extensive investigation to determine exactly what happened. This includes processing a very large crime scene, and interviewing multiple witnesses. The investigation is still in the early stages of development and any additional information will be released as soon as possible.
The identity of the deceased female is pending notification of next of kin.