Person of interest sought in Placerville homicide
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (News 4 & Fox 11) —
Deputies are looking for a person of interest in connection with a man's shooting death Wednesday in Placerville.
The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office said it responded to reports of gun shots in the 4400 block of Forni Road.
Witnesses reported seeing a red motorcycle leave, with a person in a black helmet riding toward Missouri Flat Road.
Deputies arrived and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. Medics soon arrived and tried to render aid, but the victim succumbed to his injuries.
The sheriff's office says Travis Eriksen, 36, is a person of interest in the case. Eriksen should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff's office dispatch at (530) 621-6600.