Sacto 9-1-1
April 23, 2012
Man fatally shot near Union Valley Reservoir identifed as Colfax resident

A man fatally shot Saturday night near Union Valley Reservoir in El Dorado County has been identified by the county Sheriff's Office as Randall Gene Center, 25 of Colfax.

Sheriff's officials said Monday that circumstances leading up to the shooting are under investigation.

The Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 8:10 p.m. Saturday from a camper in the Union Valley Reservoir area who reported that an individual had been shot. Officials said the location of the shooting was in an undeveloped, remote shoreline area with no road access and could be reached only by boat.

Sheriff's Department personnel responded to the area along with county fire and U.S. Forest Service units. When they arrived, they found the individuals involved in the incident, one of whom was dead.

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