The Butte County Sheriff’s Office launched a homicide investigation after a man was found dead with gunshot wounds at an Oroville-area mobile-home park on Christmas.
Deputes received a report about 8 p.m. Monday of shots fired in the area of the Foothill Mobile Home Park. They arrived to find a man with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the street in front of a residence inside the mobile-home park, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Based on evidence at the site, it appears the victim may have known the shooter, but a suspect has not been identified, the news release said.
The victim’s name has not been released.
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Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Butte County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Unit at 530-538-7671.