Inspector Shot In Buttocks In El Dorado County
Woman Injured Near Garden Valley Home, Officials Say
POSTED: 11:55 am PDT April 21, 2010
UPDATED: 12:22 pm PDT April 21, 2010
**EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. – **An inspector was shot in the buttocks Wednesday as she approached a rural El Dorado County home, officials said.
El Dorado County Sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Kevin House said at about 11 a.m., the woman went to a home off Andy Wolf Road in the Garden Valley community for an inspection. As she went to her car to get some items, the woman said she heard a pop, a loud bang and felt a burning sensation in her left buttock. House said the woman then looked down and saw blood.
The inspector fled in her car and called 911.
There are no suspects in custody, House said.
The woman’s condition is unknown.