UPDATE, 3:33 p.m.Person of Interest in This Morning’s SoHum Shooting Death Cooperating with Law Enforcement

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Original Post: One person was shot dead this morning at a residence off the Avenue of the Giants near Phillipsville.

Lt. Ernie Stewart of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office told the Outpost that deputies were summoned to the scene — a residence on the 3000 block of Highway 254 — at around 3:30 a.m. today, on report of a shooting. One person was later pronounced deceased.

Stewart said that the Sheriff’s Office will release more information later today, though he wasn’t sure when. “This is an active, ongoing investigation of what is turning out to be a very complicated event,” he said.

The Outpost will update when we know more.