Update: Suspect, Officers Named in Shooting

The man fatally shot during a traffic stop Monday in south Redding was identified this afternoon as 54-year-old Jose Venavides of Redding, who has “an extensive criminal history,” Shasta County Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Foster said. UPDATE, March 10: Today, the… Continue Reading


UPDATE: Man Killed, Officer Hurt in Traffic Stop Shooting

One man is dead and a Redding police officer is shot after a S. Market Street traffic stop led to a physical struggle and shooting late this morning, Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Kent said today.

The man was in a teal Pontiac Grand Am pulled over at S. Market Street and Elmwood Street, near the Good News Rescue … Continue Reading