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Thursday 04/07/2022 3:01 PM - Homicide Investigation Update #2

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Homicide Investigation Update #2
Date and Time of Incident: 4-6-22, Approximately 7:30 AM
Place of Occurrence: 9000 block of Goldie Lane, Creston
Victim Information: Jack Dean Everhart, 42, Creston
Suspect Information: Cruz Christopher Gomez, Jr., 42, Creston
Details of News Release: The Sheriff's Office is releasing the name of the victim of a homicide in the 9000 block of Goldie Lane in Creston. The victim is identified as 42-year-old Jack Dean Everhart of Creston. On 4-6-22, Deputies responded to a report of a shooting which occurred at that location. When Deputies arrived, they discovered Everhart with a gunshot wound. Medical aid was administered, but a short time later the victim died from his injuries. The suspect in that incident, 42-year-old Cruz Gomez, Jr., of Creston fled the scene but was caught in the city of Paso Robles later that afternoon. Gomez was booked into County Jail on one count of murder. The investigation is on-going. No further information is available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Thursday 04/07/2022 3:01 PM