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Police find Gunshot Victim in Greenhouse

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Police are investigating a murder in Nevada County.

According to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, around 1 a.m. early Monday morning somebody called the police to report gunshots on Good Enough Court, just north of Highway 20 in Penn Valley. Police got to the area but then did not find anybody shooting or hear any shots while there.

A short time later, the original person who reported the gunshots asked a deputy to check out his property. According to the release, the deputy got there, was directed to a greenhouse on the property  where he found a dead man on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office is working with the California Department of Justice Crime Lab to investigate the scene, and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Greg Cotta filed this report.