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Shooting Leaves A Man Dead In Burson

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Burson, CA — A Burson woman was arrested for a homicide after shooting and killing a man and critically injuring a woman. Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a home on the 5700 block of Amos Lane in Burson yesterday at 10:15 pm for a report of a shooting. When they arrived on the scene they found a 52 year old male dead and a critically injured 20 year woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

Deputies arrested 56-year-old Charity Ford for homicide. Ford is facing felony Murder and attempted Murder charges.

A five month old baby boy was also found inside the home. The injured woman, who is the mother of the baby, was taken to a Modesto area hospital for treatment. The victim’s names are not being released at this time.  Detectives are still are still trying to determine the motive behind the shoot and the relationship between the three. This case is still under active investigation.

  • Calaveras County Sheriff's Office