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Both Suspect & Victim in East Redding Shooting Have Criminal Histories

Published On: Apr 15 2013 06:36:40 PM CDT

From left to right: Raymond Azevedo and James Hayes

REDDING, Calif. -

Both the suspect and victim in a shooting in East Redding have criminal histories.

It happened on Frazier Drive, off Abernathy Lane just before 11:30 Saturday morning.

Investigators said the incident started as a verbal dispute between two neighbors over some sort of loud noise.

They believe 62-year-old Raymond Azevedo pulled out a .22-caliber handgun and opened fire and his neighbor, 30-year-old James Hayes.

Investigators said Hayes is expected to make a full recovery.      

A handful of their neighbors said there is a lot of traffic out of both of the involved parties' homes.

We went to the Shasta County Courthouse and did some digging into their criminal histories.

According to records, the accused shooter, Raymond Azevedo, is on probation right now for a petty theft charge he got last year.

In 2008, he was sentenced to state prison for a felony charge of grand theft of personal property.

In 2006, he was arrested for receiving stolen property. He was charged with a felony and served at least two years in state prison.

Azevedo served jail time in 2005 for vandalism and disturbing the peace.

In 2002, he was charged with a felony for possession of a controlled substance.

He was arrested for assault and battery in 2001. He served jail time and was put on probation for that.

James Hayes, the man shot, is out on probation for two different crimes right now.

One for keeping and selling a controlled substance in 2011. The other, also in 2011, for obstructing an officer.

Hayes has an open case right now for possession of marijuana last year. He hasn't shown up to court for that charge.

In 2004, he was put on probation for battery and obstructing an officer.

In 2003, he was put on another probation for possession of marijuana.

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is still looking for Azevedo to get his side of the story. 

A no-bail warrant has been issued for his arrest for attempted homicide.