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Report of Shots Fired in a Residence Leads to an Arrest

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 April 19th, 2020           4:30 A.M.

Case #20R025346

On April 19th, 2020 at 12:28 A.M., Officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the Shady Oak Mobile Home Park located at 5812 Cedars Road on the report of a verbal altercation as well as a gunshot inside of a residence.

Upon arrival, RPD Officers quickly contained the area and contacted three subjects who were all involved in the altercation.  An investigation of the incident revealed that Mark Turnbaugh, 53 years of Redding, engaged in a verbal and physical altercation with his girlfriend inside of their residence.  As the situation escalated, Mr. Turnbaugh retrieved a semi-automatic handgun from within a bedroom in the residence and discharged one bullet into the floor.

Mark Turnbaugh was booked into the Shasta County Jail for the following: willful/negligent discharge of a firearm, domestic violence, brandishing a firearm, criminal/terrorist threats and illegal possession of an assault rifle.

 

Contact: Sergeant Paul Slagle #323

Redding Police Department

530-225-4200

Reviewed: Corporal Chris Mills #365