“Ukiah Man Arrested for Murder After Shooting and Killing Neighbor Trespassing: Timothy J. Abshire Identified as Deceased”

By | August 10, 2023



An Ukiah man has been arrested for murder after shooting and killing a neighbor he claimed was trespassing. The incident occurred in Redwood Valley, with the suspect, Clinton Maxwell, being detained without incident. The victim, Timothy J. Abshire, was found on the property and died from his injuries. Maxwell has been booked into Mendocino County Jail and an investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. shooting-neighbor/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>The Ukiah Daily Journal reported

An individual from Ukiah has been taken into custody on Wednesday on charges of murder after fatally shooting a neighbor whom he claimed was trespassing. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) stated that deputies promptly responded to a call made by a man residing on Richards Road in Redwood Valley at approximately 7:50 p.m. The caller reported that he had just shot a neighbor whom he discovered trespassing on his property. Without any complications, the deputies arrived at the scene and detained the caller, identified as Clinton Maxwell, a 46-year-old resident of Ukiah. Subsequently, they discovered the victim, Timothy J. Abshire, a 43-year-old resident of Redwood Valley, in a remote area of the property on a dirt road. Despite the deputies’ and emergency medical services’ life-saving efforts, including administering CPR, Abshire tragically succumbed to the gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead. Maxwell was later arrested by the deputies on suspicion of committing homicide and was subsequently incarcerated in Mendocino County Jail, with bail set at $500,000. The MCSO has emphasized that the circumstances surrounding the incident are currently being investigated. They urge anyone who possesses knowledge pertaining to this occurrence or any relevant information leading up to the shooting to contact the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office at 707-463-4086..