Chico, CA – On 01-23-2020, the Chico Police Department responded to a report of a medical emergency at 665 Manzanita Ct. (Motel 6). Medics responded initially and located the victim who was suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where they were pronounced deceased. Detectives from the Chico Police Department have taken over this investigation. The investigation is ongoing, but no arrests have been made at this time.
To protect the integrity of the investigation, we will not be providing any additional information at this time.
UPDATE- The victim was identified as John David Noonan (age 41) of Oroville.