Feb 20, 2014 11:51 PM by Sarah-Jayne Simon

4 dead and 2 wounded in California shooting

ALTURAS, Calif. - Four people are dead and two wounded after a shooting at an American Indian tribal headquarters in Northern California Thursday.

Sherrie Rhoades, 44, allegedly opened fire Thursday afternoon at the Cedarville Rancheria Tribal Office and Community Center, Alturas Police Chief Ken Barnes said.

Members of Cedarville Rancheria were holding a meeting on evicting Rhoades and her son from the Rancheria.

Rhoades shot five people, killing four. She also pulled out a butcher knife after running out of ammunition and stabbed a sixth person. The police chief says one of the victims is the tribe's leader.

The two wounded are being treated at a local hospital. Rhoades was taken into custody at Modoc County Jail.


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