2 men injured in Lake Tahoe shooting.

August 3, 2020

2 men injured in Lake Tahoe shooting.

GRANT TOWNSHIP — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident in which two young men were injured Sunday, Aug. 2, at approximately 11:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Oneida Trail of the Lake Tahoe subdivision.

The suspect in the case is claiming self defense.

Deputies were dispatched to Mercy Health Partners Lakeshore Campus in Shelby to investigate two young men who were being treated for gunshot wounds, states a press release from the sheriff’s office. “Upon arrival at the hospital, deputies found a 26-year-old Hart man who had a shotgun wound to the back of his upper shoulder area. A second victim, a 22-year-old Hart man, was also being treated for a minor shotgun wound to his left arm.

“Deputies then responded to a residence in Lake Tahoe where they found the shooting suspect. He gave a statement claiming self defense.

“The incident is still under investigation, and the Oceana County Prosecuting Attorney is aware of the situation.”

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