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Shooting Suspect in Custody

A suspect in a double shooting in Penn Valley is in custody following a day long man hunt. Early Friday morning a little before 6:00 AM deputies responded to two 911 calls of gunshot wounds involving a male and female near Rex Reservoir above Penn Valley. A suspect James Carmen, 61, was identified as the shooter.

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Carmen was a parolee at large and considered armed and dangerous. Last night detectives caught a break.

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Ironically the entire incident began with two brothers fighting.

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Carman new that he was wanted by law enforcement.

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Detectives were serving a search warrant at another location when Carman actually called the same residence.

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The case is still under investigation and additional charges may be filed. Once the investigation is completed, it will be submitted to the District Attorney’s office for prosecution.

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