Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
On March 28, 2019, at about 10:11 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on Pine Creek Road near Soctish Creek in Hoopa for the report of a gunshot victim.
Hoopa Valley Tribal Police Officers first on scene located a 57-year-old male victim in the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim told law enforcement that he had been laying on his bed inside his residence when someone began shooting at the residence from outside. The victim was struck by the gunfire and exited the residence after the shooting had stopped.
The victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
This incident 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.