Dead, Suspect In Custody In Lake County Shooting

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A suspect has been arrested after three people, including a California Highway Patrol officer, were shot near a post office in Clearlake Oaks Monday afternoon.

A shooting prompted a shelter in place for Clearlake Oaks residents Monday, according to Lake County Sheriff's Office.

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The Lake County Sheriff Department is looking for a second suspect driving a gray Camaro license plate 7UBE197.

Two civilians were killed in the shooting, and two others suffered minor injuries, the Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin told KTVU. "We have several other locations where homes have been shot up - the gas station, we have one of our local wineries that there are reports that he shot at people at the winery", Martin told ABC7 News. "He was hiding behind his gas pump, and I was hiding behind my gas pump".

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The gunman, identified as Alan Asmore, 61, was taken into custody. Investigators believe he started a fire in vegetation as he tried to flee, Martin said.

Clearlake Oaks is a small community on the shore of Clear Lake about 115 miles northeast of San Francisco.

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