MEADOW VISTA (CBS13) — A woman who was shot in Placer County on Wednesday has died, and her boyfriend is in custody on suspicion of murder.
Around 1 p.m. Wednesday, deputies were called out to a residence in Meadow Vista on reports of a shooting. There, they found the victim, identified as 23-year-old Sarah Rose, suffering from a gunshot wound, according to a Placer County Sheriff’s Office statement.
Detectives later spotted the suspect, 28-year-old Justin Rose, driving in the area of the shooting and eventually were able to pull him over at Wolf Road and Highway 49 in Nevada County.
The Sheriff’s Office determined the victim and suspect were in a dating relationship, with their common last names being a coincidence.
The 28-year-old Rose was arrested without incident and taken to the Auburn Jail, where he was booked on one count of murder.