Thursday, December 29, 2016

Shooting death in Jenny Lind

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office reports that on December 27, 2016 at approximately 11;55 PM they responded to the Calaveras Consolidated Fire Station in Jenny Lind for a gunshot victim.

   The victim had been transported to the fire station by a possible witness to the shooting. When deputies arrived on scene they observed a 31 year old male who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his lower abdomen.

   The victim succumbed to his injuries on scene. Detectives are securing a search warrant to a residence located  in the 9000 block of Scenic Valley Drive in Jenny Lind.

    Jason Robert William McVey (36) of Jenny Lind was located at the Scenic Valley Drive residence and was subsequently arrested for allegedly being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. His bail is $35,000.

   The victims identity is being withheld at this time pending notification of his next of kin.  Additional information will be released at a later time. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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