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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office released this press release today:
DATE/TIME: 1/20/2011 at 1807 Hours
LOCATION: Idle Hour Bar, 14961 Bear Mountain Rd., Jones Valley
VICTIM(S): Ronald Dunlap, age 50
SUSPECT : John Grant, age 62
On (Thurday) 01/20/2011 at 18:07 hours (6:07 p.m.) the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a shooting which had occurred at the Idle Hour Bar in Jones Valley. Deputies arrived at 18:13 hours. A short time later medical personnel arrived and pronounced Ronald Dunlap deceased.
Investigation revealed that several witnesses observed the shooting, these witnesses were interviewed at the Sheriff’s Office, Major Crimes Unit.
The Witness interviews revealed that after an argument Grant walked into the bar and shot Ronald Dunlap at close range.
At Approximately 1842 hours deputies located John Grant deceased at Pollution Point (Jones Valley Campground area) from a self inflicted gunshot wound.
-from press release; for more Public Safety News, click here.