On Monday, February 11, 2019 at approximately 12:30 P.M. detectives with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, Major Crimes Unit located and arrested Joseph Edward Roza, 53 years old of Oak Run, for the homicide of Gregory Donald Galusha. Detectives learned over the weekend that Roza and Galusha were in an altercation on Thursday, 02/07/19 and shortly after the altercation, Roza discharged a semi-automatic handgun at Galusha who was on Stagecoach Road, Oak Run.  Galusha was ultimately found deceased on Stagecoach Road from an apparent gunshot wound(s).  Roza and Galusha were known to one another.

Roza was taken into custody at his residence without incident.  Roza is scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday, 02/14/19 for 187(a) PC, Murder. Information as to motives, circumstances about the altercations and other investigative information will not be released at this time.

The Major Crimes Unit is urging anyone who 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.