Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:


An arrest has been made in the case of a shooting that injured a Hoopa man on March 28.

On April 3, 2019, at about 2:30 p.m., 30-year-old Joseph Anthony Caywood, was taken into custody in the Eureka area.

Caywood was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of attempted murder and shooting at an inhabited dwelling, in addition to a felony warrant for carrying a firearm capable of being concealed. His bail is set at $510,000.

This case is still under investigation.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.

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