On September 19, 2021, at approximately 8 pm, the Susanville Police Department received reports of gunshots being fired in the area of uptown Susanville. Officers responded to the uptown area, where they located a single gunshot victim. The victim was found to be in stable condition and was treated by fire and medical personnel. The victim was transported by ambulance to Banner Lassen Medical Center, where they were treated for multiple gunshot wounds. During the course of the investigation it was determined the shooting was domestic violence-related.
Hours later, a warrant was executed, which led to the arrest of Susanville resident Kenneth Hunter. age 63. Hunter was booked info the Lassen Count. Jail for attempted murder and several other felony charges. Hunter’s bail was set at $5001,000.
The Susanville Police Department would like lo thank the Lassen County Sheriff, Lassen County District Attorney’s Office, Susanville Fire Department, and Semsa for all of their assistance.
Anyone who has additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Susanville Police Department at 530-2S7-5603.