El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Takes Homicide Suspect into Custody After Standoff

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EL DORADO -- The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection to a shooting that left another man dead.

Deputies were called out to Forni Road on Wednesday for reports of gunfire. Witnesses reported seeing a red motorcycle leaving soon after the shooting, ridden by a person with a black helmet. The motorcyclist headed toward Missouri Flat Road.

When deputies arrived, they found a man with multiple gunshots. Medics responded but the man died from his injuries.

Travis Eriksen, 36, was identified as the suspect.

Thursday, deputies surrounded a home on Lindberg Avenue, where Eriksen was believed to be hiding. Just before 7 p.m. Thursday, Eriksen was taken into custody.