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Police Seeking Suspect in Early Morning Shooting

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Ameko Vaimasanuu in a police provided booking photo from September of 2018

The Susanville Police Department is currently seeking a 31 year old male identified as Ameko Vaimasanuu, also known as ‘Mecca.’

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Vaimasanuu earlier today according to Police Chief Kevin Jones.

The charges listed are assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy and intimidating a witness. The bail of the warrant is set at $25,000.

“This afternoon an SPD Detective spotted him near Limoneria Avenue and Mecca fled on foot,” said Jones.

Officers from SPD, CHP and LCSO responded in attempt to set a perimeter to locate him. After an hour and multiple home searches Officers were unable to locate him. It was later reported he was hiding in a shed somewhere in the area.

Vaimasanuu is also a person of interest in the shooting this morning on North Street.

He is of Pacific Islander descent, 5’11″, 220 lbs with long black hair. He is known to be violent and possibly armed with a gun or other type of weapon. He is often seen walking in Susanville with no shirt on, wearing abackpack. He frequents the Upland, Santa Paula, Limoneria and Monrovia street area.

Anyone who sees this person should call the Susanville Police Dispatch at 257-2171 and report his whereabouts.

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22 Responses to Police Seeking Suspect in Early Morning Shooting

  1. Chris Sullivan

    Chris Sullivan

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 8:49 pm

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  2. Aim Mee

    Aim Mee

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Phyllis Red-Horse

  3. Lisa Reed

    Lisa Reed

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    So is this a mugshot of in custody?

  4. Jackie Jones Forsythe

    Jackie Jones Forsythe

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    Susanvillestuff.com what shooting on north street?

  5. Logan Loe

    Logan Loe

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    Marcus Granadino Tina Hink

    • Marcus Granadino

      Marcus Granadino

      Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:08 pm

      Logan Loe damn that’s your boy

    • Marcus Granadino

      Marcus Granadino

      Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:08 pm

      Logan Loe hahaha jk remember at the t and a when he told me it was a good thing me n that dude didn’t fight or he would have had to knock me out.

    • Logan Loe

      Logan Loe

      Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:23 pm

      Marcus Granadino yeah that’s why I tagged you πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    • Marcus Granadino

      Marcus Granadino

      Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:41 pm

      Well I guess you could say I made the right choice that night=)

  6. Jackie Jones Forsythe

    Jackie Jones Forsythe

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:03 pm

    I just saw this. Just shared it. Ugh.

  7. Angela Wilkinson

    Angela Wilkinson

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Jackie Jones Forsythe

  8. Marcee Grogan

    Marcee Grogan

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 4:58 pm

    Brian

  9. Ric Chacon

    Ric Chacon

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 4:58 pm

    Jay Badeker

    • Ryan T. Gamberg

      Ryan T. Gamberg

      Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:30 pm

      Jay Badeker I was just about to tag you lol

    • Jay Badeker

      Jay Badeker

      Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:49 pm

      Ryan T. Gamberg hahah! I’m dying

    • Ryan T. Gamberg

      Ryan T. Gamberg

      Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 5:50 pm

      Did you read it?

    • Jay Badeker

      Jay Badeker

      Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 6:44 pm

      Ryan T. Gamberg yeah bro…

  10. Alexis Worley

    Alexis Worley

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    Floyd Worley

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