From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On 12-03-17, at approximately 0136 hrs, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area behind Kimaw Medical Center in Hoopa for the report of shots fired. The reporting person stated there were three subjects who were attempting to break in to his house. The R.P. then told dispatch the three people were inside the home. Contact with the R.P. then ceased.

Deputies responded from Hoopa and McKinleyville where they eventually located the RP who was safe and uninjured. Deputies discovered several bullet holes coming from inside and outside the residence. At this time, it is not known if anyone was hit during the exchange of gunfire.

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