RAILROAD FLAT (CBS13) – A man was arrested in Calaveras County, accused of killing his neighbor, after they were arguing about target practice.
The shooting then led to the discovery of illegal marijuana growing operations, say deputies.READ MORE: Dixie Fire Jumps In Size, Now 8th Largest Wildfire In California History
According to Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office investigators, the victim raised his concerns after his Railroad Flat neighbor was shooting.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
Deputies arrived at the scene and found the victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died on the way to the hospital.MORE NEWS: Street Sweeper Struck By Car On Sacramento Freeway Connector Ramp
The suspect, Ralph McGaughran was taken into custody. Authorities also tell us the suspect, the victim, and a witness were all illegally growing marijuana.