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Eureka Police officers are staged on the 2200 block of Union Street in Eureka investigating a shooting homicide. Police Chief Steve Watson has tweeted out a few details concerning the case:
I can confirm EPD is investigating an apparent homicide that occurred in a residence on the 2200 block of Union Street around 7:30 PM tonight. Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance there. While officers were still en route, a caller reported a shot had been fired.— Steve Watson (@SWatsonEPD) February 19, 2020
Upon arrival, officers found a severely injured male, around age 17, inside with an apparent gunshot wound. Officers began life saving efforts and the male was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. No suspects are believed to be outstanding.— Steve Watson (@SWatsonEPD) February 19, 2020
This is an active investigation in its preliminary stages. Investigators are on scene and will be working through the night. We will release more information once we know more and can responsibly do so.— Steve Watson (@SWatsonEPD) February 19, 2020
The Outpost will update when we know more.