Hank Sims / Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 @ 9:53 a.m. / Crime
20-Year-Old Shot Dead in Manila Early This Morning; Victim Found Lying in the Middle of Highway 255
UPDATE, 2:39 p.m.: This Morning’s Manila Homicide Victim ID’d by Sheriff’s Office
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Original Post: From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
On Monday, December 12, 2016 at approximately 2:15 a.m. Humboldt County Deputy Sheriffs responded to the Manila area for a report of a possible armed robbery. Deputies located a 20 year old male victim in the roadway of Hwy 255, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital by medical personnel where he was pronounced deceased.
Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives are currently investigating the incident as a homicide. The investigation is currently ongoing.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call Investigator Fulton at 707-268-3646 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.