From the Arcata Police Department:

On 7-16-17 at about 2:45 am, the Arcata Police Department received a report of a shooting in the 1200 block of C St, Arcata.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a 17yr old juvenile with a gunshot wound. The juvenile was transported to Mad River Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers learned that the juvenile was shot after an altercation and that the suspect had fled the scene. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the Arcata Police Department at 707-822-2424.