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Arrest in death of man hit in head with golf club – Chico Enterprise-Record

By Vaseline May27,2024
Arrest in death of man hit in head with golf club – Chico Enterprise-Record

A Chico man was arrested Sunday morning in connection with the death of a man who was hit in the head with a golf club.

According to Chico police, Hunter Harris, 28, was taken into custody within two hours of the murder, which occurred in the 2500 block of The Esplanade.

Police are “confident that Harris is solely responsible for the victim’s death,” according to a news release.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Police were called to the scene at 8.31am on Sunday after receiving a report that a fight was in progress. The caller said a man had been hit in the head with a golf club. Officers arrived within minutes and found a man on the floor in an apartment, not breathing, the news release said. After approximately 25 minutes of resuscitation efforts, the victim was pronounced dead

Officers identified Harris as a suspect and arrested him about two hours later.

Anyone with more information is encouraged to contact Chico Police Investigations at 530-897-5820 with reference number 24-003595.

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