SOUTH YUBA CITY (CBS13) – Deputies are investigating after a shooting at a homeless camp in Sutter County left two people hurt.

The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Monday at the homeless camp near the levee at Putman Avenue and Burns Driver, near the South Yuba City community.

According to the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded and found two victims. Both were taken to the hospital and their injuries are said to be non-life threatening.

A suspect has been detained, deputies say. Several other people have also been detained by deputies for questioning. Later in the evening, the sheriff’s office said one person was in custody for unrelated charges.

Deputies are interviewing witnesses to try and find further leads.

Exactly what led up to the shooting is unclear.

The sheriff’s office said the crime scene areas were cleared just after 5 p.m. Monday.


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