CCSO Investigates Shooting Death Of Motorcycle Rider On Hwy 26

CCSO Investigates Shooting Death Of Motorcycle Rider On Hwy 26

Calaveras County law enforcement officers are currently working on the shooting death of a motorcycle rider on highway 26.   According to reports, early Sunday evening around 5:30, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a motorcycle down near Highway 26 west of Mokelumne Hill.   CHP units responded and fire/medics also arrived on scene.   CHP contacted the Sherriff’s Office and advised them that the injured male motorcycle rider appeared to be the victim of a gunshot wound.   Sheriff’s Units and Sheriff’s Detectives responded to the scene and began a criminal investigation.   Highway 26 between Mokelumne Hill and Paloma Road remained closed throughout the night and into the morning as Sheriff’s Investigators worked at the scene.   The victim was transported to Mark Twain Medical Center in San Andreas however, he unfortunately did not survive.   The victim’s identity is not being released pending notification of the next of kin.   No further information is available at this time.

Written by KVGC Staff

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