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Point Blank: Bonus Stories - Jared and James

Point Blank: Bonus Stories - Jared and James

Update: 2023-04-074


Two additional victims of the 2017 Rancho Tehama spree killing speak about their experiences in our Point Blank series: First, Jared Tuck, a neighbor of the shooter, who was attacked that morning and witnessed his uncle’s murder; Second, James Woods Jr., a young man who was driving with his father when Kevin Jansen Neal pulled up and shot him in the face.

Today’s bonus episodes are part of our limited series, “Point Blank,” featuring five stories of people impacted by the spree killing of Rancho Tehama California in 2017. This series is co-produced by This Is Actually Happening creator and host, Whit Missildine and Connor Sheets, investigative journalist with the Los Angeles Times, with special thanks to Jason Blalock, and Andrew Waits. To find out more about the shooting, you can read the original article by Connor that inspired the story, titled: “It was California’s forgotten mass shooting. But for victims, the ‘hell’ never ends,” on the


Producers: Whit Missildine, Connor Sheets

Editors: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits


Content/Trigger Warnings: gun violence, murder, death, graphic bodily injury, explicit language


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Point Blank: Bonus Stories - Jared and James

Point Blank: Bonus Stories - Jared and James