Petaloma – A Petaloma man was arrested Friday on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a shooting earlier this evening.
Scott Walter Price, 57, of Petaloma, was arrested at his home and charged at Sonoma County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder, according to police.
The incident began when police received a report of a shooting in the 100 block of Alta Drive just after 6pm on Friday. Police said the caller heard the victim calling for help and found him with a gunshot wound in a neighbor’s yard.
Officers arrived at the scene and, in collaboration with the Petaloma Fire Department, rushed the victim to Petaloma Valley Hospital. He was later transferred to Memorial Hospital for further treatment. The victim is expected to be alive, police said.
According to police, members of the Crisis Response Unit of the police department arrested the accused from his house.