From the Eureka Police Department:

The suspect from the May 29, 2022 incident on Cousins Street has been identified as 31-year-old Matthew Esparza of Eureka. Esparza was arrested on scene and transported and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for negligent discharge of a firearm. The female victim was determined to have not been injured during the incident.

A search warrant was served on the residence and detectives located a loaded firearm and a spent shell casing. This remains an active investigation and EPD Detectives are continuing to conduct interviews. Additional charges for Esparza are expected.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Eckert at (707) 441-4060.