Eureka Police Department press release:


On April 22, 2018, at about 7:07 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Eleventh Street for the report that a dog had been shot by an unknown suspect.

Upon arrival, Officers located the dog (a brown and white pitbull/mastiff) with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound. The dog was deceased. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate any witnesses of the actual shooting, but did locate subjects that heard what they believed to be a single gunshot. The owner of the dog was located and responded to the scene.

This is an open investigation being investigated by both Eureka Police Department officers and our animal control staff. Anyone with information is asked to call the Eureka Police Department Animal Control at (707) 441-4327.