Sutter County Sheriff’s confirm social media rumors of Saturday morning homicide

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Department has finally announced a case that had until now only been posted via social media.

A man was found shot in a walnut orchard near Meyer’s Road on Saturday morning.

Deputies say they found the victim with a gun shot wound to the head and a blue Honda in the area, which a neighbor had told the Sherriff’s they had seen earlier.

Taking this information, the deputies attempting to make a felony traffic stop.

The blue Honda then left the area, prompting a chase that lasted until the suspect’s vehicle lost control and crashed near West Butte Road.

Upon taking the driver into custody, the deputies found a shotgun near the vehicle.

Due to the nature of this ongoing investigation, further details, such as the name of the suspect have not been released yet.

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