SC Man Shoots Self-5/20/18-1248-PMD
Scotts Valley Police responded to a report of shots fired early Saturday morning. Patrol units arrived on the 100 block of Mount Hermon Road officers found 29-year-old Ryan Schell of Santa Cruz, suffering from a self inflicted gunshot wound. A preliminary investigation found that Schell had assaulted and threatened a woman while holding her against her will before turning the gun on himself. He was placed under arrest and life flighted to a Bay Area trauma center where he underwent surgery.