On Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 12:08 P.M. Deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, Burney Division were dispatched to the 15000 block of Stagecoach Road, Oak Run for a report of a man down in the dirt roadway.  Upon deputies arrival they located the subject identified as Gregory Donald Galusha, 44 years old from Oak Run, lying face down in the dirt roadway. Galusha was pronounced deceased on scene and lives in the area of Stagecoach Road. During the initial on scene investigation, Galusha was found to have an apparent gunshot wound(s).  Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene and took over the investigation that has been determined a homicide.

The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, Major Crimes Unit is actively conducting follow up to determine the person or persons responsible for Galusha’s death.  At this time, there is no indication the general public’s safety is at risk.  Further information as to motives, injuries to the Victim, involved parties and other investigative information will not be released at this time.

The Major Crimes Unit is urging anyone that has information about this homicide to contact the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, Major Crimes Unit at 530-245-6135 or by email at mcu@co.shasta.ca.us.