Homicide in Hamilton City

Hamilton City, CAMonday, October 21, 2019, Deputies from the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office responded a report of a vehicle collision in the area of 2nd St. and Sierra Ave. in Hamilton City around 10:30 PM. Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with EMS, Hamilton City Volunteer Fire Department and CHP Officers arrived on scene and discovered a maroon Acura passenger car collided with a utility pole, trampoline and parked vehicle before coming to rest in the driveway of a residence on the northwest corner of 2nd St. and Sierra Ave. The driver, and sole occupant, of the vehicle suffered from multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased after life saving measures were exhausted. 

 

Detectives from the Glenn County Major Crimes Unit were called to investigate the incident as a homicide. The victim was identified as a 19 year old Alonso Valdovinos of Hamilton City. Witnesses in the area reported hearing several gunshots just prior to the collision. There is no suspect information at this time. There is also evidence to indicate there may have been another vehicle in the area when the incident occurred. The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public to provide any additional information regarding the incident.  

 

The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the welfare and safety of the citizens of Glenn County and will remain steadfast in investigating this incident until all persons responsible for the commission of this crime are apprehended. This investigation is ongoing and further details into this crime will be released when they become available. 

 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit.  Members of the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit can be contacted, in person at 543 W. Oak St Willows, CA, by phone at (530) 934-6431 or calling 911 in cases of an emergency. For general information please visit our website: www.countyofglenn.net/Sheriff  or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/glenncountysheriff