Law enforcement shot and killed a double homicide suspect in the wildfire evacuation area in Butte County.
The 48-year-old man was a parolee who lived in the area and was a suspect in a double homicide that happened two to four years ago. His identity hasn't been released yet.
The Butte County Sheriff's office said the shooting happened around 11 o'clock this morning after a high-speed chase. Law enforcement responded to a call of a man acting suspicious. When they arrived, he drove off, leading officers on a chase down Highway 70.
The chase ended near the community of Berry Creek. When the man didn't comply with officers, he was shot upon by four different law enforcement agencies.
A K9 from Sutter County and the man's pitbull were also killed.