UPDATE, MONDAY MORNING: The suspect is dead.


UPDATE:, 8:30 p.m.: Police are searching the Cutten area for the suspect:


UPDATE, 7:30 p.m.: Eureka police chief Steve Watson confirms, via Twitter, that one woman was shot dead on H Street this afternnon. He says, further, that a suspect has been identified:


Photos: John Ferrara

Eureka police and other emergency services are responding to H street, near the intersection of Hodgson, on report of a shooting.

Police and medical services were summoned to the scene just before 5 p.m., according to scanner traffic. The suspect in the shooting, they were told, was no longer on scene. Soon after medical personnel arrived, they reported that CPR was in progress.

Police have shut down an alley running parallel to G and H streets, between Hodgson and Manzanita. At least seven police units are at the scene, and detectives are interviewing people. No one is prepared to give a statement.

We’ll update when we know more.