Mariposa County Sheriff Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred last night leaving one dead and two others injured.
MARIPOSA – Early details indicate an altercation occurred between multiple illegal marijuana growers in the Stumpfield Mountain Rd area late Saturday evening. One subject was pronounced dead at the scene while two others drove themselves to a valley hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds.
This is the second illegal grow in the area the Sheriff’s Office has been working on where weapons have been involved.
The California Department of Justice Crime Scene Unit out of Fresno is responding to the area to assist with processing the scene.
The names of those involved will not be released at this time.
Additional details will be released as the investigation continues.