ALTURAS – Sherie Rhoades, AKA Lash, 44, of Cedarville, a former Northern Paiute tribal chairwoman shot and killed three of her relatives and another woman and wounded two others during a Northern Paiute Tribal meeting at their Rancheria Tribal Office and Community Center in Alturas, Thursday. Authorities say the shooting took place shortly before 3:30 p.m.. Rhoades was attending a hearing into possible eviction from her home at the tribal Rancheria in Cedarville. According to the Associated Press she was also under investigation for embezzling $50,000 in federal funds. An estimated 10-14 individuals including children were at the meeting. Authorities say Angel Moonstar Penn, 19, a niece of Rhoades, Glenn Phillip Calonico, 30, a nephew, Rurik Daniel Davis, 50, a brother, and Sheila Lynn Russo, 47, were killed.
February 25, 2014
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