Hamilton City homicide

Glenn County deputies investigating 19-year-old’s slaying

A 19-year-old man was fatally shot Monday night (Oct. 21) in Hamilton City, and the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) is investigating his death as a homicide.

Deputies responded at about 10:30 p.m. to a report of a car crash in the area of Second Street and Sierra Avenue, where they found a maroon Acura had struck a utility pole, trampoline and parked vehicle before coming to a stop in a driveway, GCSO said.

Inside, deputies found the driver, Alonso Valdovinos of Hamilton City, shot multiple times, GCSO said. He was later pronounced dead. No suspect information was available. Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 934-6431.