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Man charged with attempted murder after Johnson Park shooting

Rainbow's End Trailer Park in Johnson Park, California, the scene of a shooting on January 16, 2018, in a photo provided with permission by Barbara Harris-Thom.

A 50-year-old man was arrested after a shooting in a Johnson Park trailer park left one man hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

After a brief standoff, Shasta County Sheriff's deputies arrested Randall Jerome Landsem, 50, on attempted murder charges.

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office's Burney Station responded to a call at 2:23 p.m. Tuesday about gunshots at the Rainbow's End Trailer Park on State Route 299 East near Burney . The reporting party later located a victim of a gunshot nearby. The gunshot victim identified by deputies as Richard Brian Lewis, 28, was airlifted to a local hospital with what Sgt. Marc St. Clair said were "life-threatening injuries."

According to St. Clair, Lewis was shot in the upper body by Landsem during an unknown dispute. During their initial investigation, Lewis told deputies that Landsem shot him. When deputies responded to the suspect's Viola Street home, he briefly refused to exit the residence before ultimately being taken into custody.

Landsem was arrested and booked into Shasta County Jail. The Shasta County Sheriff's Office had no further information about the condition of the gunshot victim.

The Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate the incident, and encourages anyone with information to contact them at 530-245-6135.


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