Authorities Seek Suspect in Oroville Double Homicide

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OROVILLE — Monday, authorities in Butte County responded to the report of multiple shots fired in the area of Cynthiann Lane in Oroville around 8:30 p.m.

Upon their arrival, deputies found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both victims, 34-year-old Mark Cummings and 53-year-old Mark Fletcher, were declared dead at the scene.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office has not identified a suspect or a motive. At this time they are looking into the possibility of the crime being drug-related.

Witnesses told authorities a white sedan – possibly with a spoiler – left the area at a high rate of speed after the gun shots rang.

Anyone with information is asked to contact their investigations unit at (530) 538-7671.