Suspects at large after shooting and robbery in Whitmore

POSTED: 8:34 PM Jul 14 2013   UPDATED: 8:36 PM Jul 14 2013
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WHITMORE, Calif. -

Shasta County Sheriff's deputies said dispatchers received a report of a gunshot victim at 10:47 a.m. Sunday morning.

The shooting happened on the 1300 block of Fern Road East in Whitmore.

Carl Storms, 54, of Shasta County was the victim of a single gunshot wound.

Storms told deputies the suspects demanded property from him and shot him.

The Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit responded to the area and began investigating with Sheriff's Patrol Operations assisting.

Segeant Beaupre with the Sheriff's Office said the investigation is continuing and after a day of investigating the suspects have not been identified.

Storms was treated at an area hospital.

No further details were provided about the description of the suspects.