South Tahoe, CA..An attempted murder by firearm occurred this weekend at Whiskey Dicks Saloon, at 2660 Lake Tahoe Boulevard. At around 1:45am on Sunday morning 6-3-2012, police responded to Whiskey Dicks to investigate the report of a shooting inside the bar. The preliminary investigation revealed that Scott Enerson, a 48 year old local resident of South Lake Tahoe, pulled a loaded handgun from his waistband and held it against the head of 31 year old victim Harlee Suida-Tuttle; also a local resident of South Lake Tahoe. A struggle over the gun resulted. During the fight Enerson discharged one round from the weapon, which struck the ceiling of the bar. The weapon malfunctioned after firing this round and was wrestled away from suspect. Enerson was restrained by the victim when officers arrived on scene.
Scott Enerson was arrested for attempted murder and booked into the El Dorado County Jail in South Lake Tahoe. No one was shot during the incident. Both Scott Enerson and Harlee Tuttle sustained minor injuries in the fight. Detectives are conducting follow up investigation to discover the relationship between the suspect and victim and to determine the reasons for this incident.
This case is assigned to Detective Jeff Roberson; case number 1206-0214