Homicide Investigation

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Anthony Prencipe

On Sunday evening, November 1, 2020, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was called regarding a homicide investigation in the southern portion of El Dorado County near Amador County. Based on the location, Amador County Sheriff’s Office initially responded and assisted after it was determined the call occurred in El Dorado County.

The incident involved two adult men who were involved in a verbal dispute which escalated into a shooting. One man was transported to UC Davis for a gunshot wound and the other man was pronounced deceased on scene. Both men have been positively identified and there are no outstanding suspects or involved parties.

Identification for the deceased man will not be released until next of kin notifications are completed. We will not be releasing the identity of the injured man until further investigation is completed.