Investigators Looking for Shooting Victim

Investigators Looking for Shooting Victim

A shooting in West Point Sunday evening. Around 5pm on Sunday, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department responded to Main Street in West Point for a report of someone who was shot and yelling for help near Matson Lane. They weren’t able to find the victim, but were able to find and arrest the suspect, 44 year old John Westfall of West Point on multiple charges. Deputies were able to identify the victim as 37 year old Richard Harding of West Point, but have not yet been able to find him. They made contact with 40 year old Jami Vierra of West Point, who claimed to be Harding’s girlfriend, and she became upset and started slapping and kicking a deputy, who received minor injuries. Vierra was arrested. Investigators are looking for the public’s help in finding Harding, who may have sustained a lower body injury. If you have information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of Richard Harding, please call the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department Anonymous Tip Line at (209) 754-6030.

 

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