Ridge Man Arrested in Connection with Deadly Home Invasion in Magalia

Butte County detectives have arrested a Paradise man for burglary, in connection with a home invasion where one suspect was shot and killed this week. Sheriff’s Sergeant Jason Hail says Christopher Oster was arrested Tuesday after questioning. Detectives say Oster and John Shanks went to the Jack Pine Way to assault a man after a break up and alleged domestic violence incident involving Oster’s sister. The Sheriff’s Office says Shanks concealed his identity, forced his way into the residence, and was shot. Oster was in the residence and attempted to drag Shanks out, but fled when confronted. Oster was arrested by detectives and booked into the Butte County Jail on a burglary charge.


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