UPDATE, 12:56 p.m.: From the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office:
With regards to the officer involved shooting this morning, The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the community and multiple agencies for their outpouring of support.
One DNSO Deputy sustained a gunshot wound during the incident and is currently stable and receiving medical attention.
Two suspects were taken into custody, one of whom is also being treated for gunshot wounds.
As multiple agencies are involved in a very in-depth investigation, information will be limited at this time.
Again, thank you for your support.
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Original Post: The Del Norte Triplicate is reporting that a shootout took place this morning at around 10 a.m. in a wooded area near Del Norte High School. All suspects in the incident are in custody.
One person is believed to have been shot and it’s likely there are others. We will update as we know more.