PREVIOUSLY: Breaking News: Two Shot Out Hwy 36


From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On 12/16/2014, at about 8:45 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call of shots being fired near the 19700 block of State Hwy 36. It was reported there were two subjects whom had sustained injuries from the gun shots. Upon deputy’s arrival, they learned the male suspect entered into the victim’s residence uninvited, and an argument ensued resulting with the suspect shooting the female victim. The victim’s boyfriend returned fire hitting the suspect. The suspect fled the residence on foot and was later found near the Swains Flat Outpost store with a gunshot wound. Both the suspect and the victim were transported to local hospitals for treatment and are in stable condition. The incident is under investigation by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Investigators.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at (707) 268-2539.