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Redding man arrested for alleged attempt homicide


 March 21st, 2020           1:30 A.M.


On March 20th, 2020 at 8:48 P.M, Officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the 1700 block of Henry Avenue on the report of several gunshots in the area. When Officers arrived, they located Alonzo Shoulders, 57 years of Redding, suffering from numerous facial injuries.

An investigation of the incident revealed that Alonzo Shoulders and his son, Michael Shoulders, 32 years of Cottonwood, engaged in a physical altercation during a family dinner. During the confrontation, Alonzo Shoulders retrieved a handgun from a bedroom within the residence before he fired the revolver several times towards his son, Michael. The confrontation ended when Michael Shoulders was able to take physical control of the firearm and flee the scene in a vehicle. Michael Shoulders was uninjured during the altercation.

Alonzo Shoulders received medical treatment for his injuries before he was booked into the Shasta County Jail for the following: attempt homicide, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, domestic battery and negligent discharge of a firearm. A photo of Alonzo Shoulders is attached to this news release for reference.


Contact: Sergeant Paul Slagle #323

Redding Police Department


Reviewed: Corporal Chris Mills #365