Update 1:53 p.m.: Victim shot in the head and delivered to fire station, South Tahoe police told it was ‘accidental’; apartment complex called a ‘crime scene’ | TahoeDailyTribune.com
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Update 1:53 p.m.: Victim shot in the head and delivered to fire station, South Tahoe police told it was ‘accidental’; apartment complex called a ‘crime scene’

Dan Thrift / Tahoe Daily Tribunel Dorado County Sheriff's investigators work the scene of a shooting that occured around 8 this morning on Tamarack Avenue. The victim, later identified as a 21-year-old South Lake Tahoe was taken to the South Lake Tahoe Fire Department, and later flown to Renown Medical Center in Reno.
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A person was shot in the head this morning and delivered to the South Lake Tahoe Fire Department by a person who told authorities it was an “accidental” shooting.

A South Tahoe Police officer referred to the area where the shooting happened as a “crime scene” and as of 12:20 this afternoon ordered the area off limits with yellow tape be put up around the apartment complex where the shooting happened, according to police scanner traffic.

Detectives from Placerville have been called in to investigate, according to South Lake Tahoe police. The condition of the person shot is unknown as of 1:10 this afternoon. Scanner traffic indicated that a chaplain had been called.



Officers arrived at the apartment complex off of Tamarack shortly after 8 this morning when a person took the shooting victim to the fire station off of Pioneer Trail. Police are at the scene of where the shooting took place and at the fire station.

Officers have found a gun, a black pistol, at the apartment complex. El Dorado County sheriff deputies were called to the scene to assist police.



Police have been interviewing the person who took the victim to the fire station since the incident happened.

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