TUOLUMNE COUNTY (CBS13) — Officials identified the man who was shot at the Deadman Campground on July 11 as 36-year-old Timothy Edward Smith of Watsonville.

The incident happened in the early morning at Deadman’s campground in the Stanislaus National Forest. Authorities say Smith went into a pair of campers’ tent and was then shot and killed.

According to the sheriff’s office, a couple was sleeping when a Smith went into their tent. The woman woke up to Smith on top of her.

Her yelling soon woke up her boyfriend and a confrontation ensued.

At some point during the struggle, the Smith was shot. He died at the scene, authorities say.


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