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TAHOMA -- The death of a victim found inside a Tahoma home has been rule a homicide by the El Dorado County Sheriff's Department.

Just before 12:45 p.m. Sunday, deputies were called out to investigate reports of shots fired in the area of Timber Wolf Drive and Alder Street.

Upon arrival, a deputy could hear gunshots coming from the area of a known felon's home, the sheriff's office said.

Shortly after, the deputy saw the suspected person leaving the home, according to the sheriff's office. A pursuit then began.

Investigators tell FOX40 that the suspect ran into a restaurant at the Homewood Ski Resort. The restaurant was evacuated.

When deputies conducted a welfare check at the original address, a body was found inside.

Jeremy David Virgo, 47 (Credit: El Dorado County Sheriff's Department)

Deputies arrested 47-year-old Jeremy David Virgo on suspicion of murdering the victim.

The identity of the victim is not known.

The investigation spans two counties and there are multiple crime scenes, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office.

Stay with FOX40 and for updates on this developing story.