Alturas, California: 4 Dead and 2 Wounded in Shooting; Suspect Arrested

February 20, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

A shooting in Altura, CA on Thursday at an American Indian tribal headquarters left four people dead and two wounded, police said.

A female shooter opened fire inside, police told the Modoc County Record.

The building is at 300 West First Street.

The shooting happened during a meeting the Cedarville Rancheria was holding. It had purchased the building and was evicting several residents.

The woman pulled out a gun and shot five people. She pulled out a butcher knife and stabbed a sixth.

The two wounded have been taken to a hospital.

The suspected shooter has been taken into custody.


Sherrie Rhoades ID’d as Alturas, Ca Shooter; 4 Dead, 2 Wounded

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