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Police: Four dead, two injured in Northern Calif. shooting

Police: Four dead, two injured in Northern Calif. shooting

ALTURAS, Calif. — Police say four people are dead and two others are wounded in a shooting Thursday

ALTURAS, Calif. — Police say four people are dead and two others are wounded in a shooting Thursday inside an American Indian tribal headquarters in Northern California.

Alturas Police Chief Ken Barnes says that 44-year-old Sherrie Rhoades is in custody in Modoc County Jail after allegedly opening fire around 3:30 p.m. at the Cedarville Rancheria Tribal Office and Community Center

Barnes says in a report carried by KRCR-TV (http://bit.ly/1mg4r43) that the four dead included a 19-year-old woman, a 30-year-old man, a 45-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man. The police chief says one of the victims is the tribe’s leader.

According to Barnes, members were holding a meeting on evicting Rhoades and her son from the Rancheria, which, according to its website, is a federally recognized tribe with 35 members.

The station said that after running out of ammunition, Rhoades grabbed a butcher knife and stabbed another person.

The two wounded people are being treated at a local hospital.

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