Deputies called 21 times in year before rampage

Tehama County Sheriff via AP

This Jan. 31, 2017 file photo provided by the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office shows Kevin Janson Neal, the gunman behind a rampage that left five people dead and wounded at least eight others.

SAN FRANCISCO — Deputies responded 21 times in the past year to calls involving a California man who had been quarreling with neighbors before he shot and killed five people last week, according to sheriff’s records released Tuesday.