El Dorado Hills Homicide

Shortly after midnight on 01/07/2015 a homicide occurred in El Dorado HIlls. Two adult female patrons of 36 Handles Irish Pub and Restaurant were confronted by an armed suspect in the parking lot of the establishment located at 1010 White Rock Road. The suspect demanded cash and keys from the two females. The female patrons ran from the suspect. One of the females was shot and killed by the suspect in front of 36 Handles Irish Pub and Restaurant. The suspect, after obtaining the victim’s car keys, stole her vehicle and drove northbound on Silva Valley Parkway. The suspect lost control of the victim’s vehicle on Silva Valley Parkway just north of Darwin Way. The vehicle rolled into a residential backyard and the suspect fled on foot. The suspect was contacted by EDSO and CHP within a short distance of the vehicle accident. The suspect is currently in custody and his injuries are not considered life threatening. A firearm has been recovered from the vehicle involved in the accident. EDSO Detectives are actively investigating the circumstances of this crime. The victim of the homicide will remain unnamed pending notification of next of kin.