Man Shot in Eye With Paintball, Law Enforcement Seeks Suspects

Press release provided by the Humboldt State University:Humboldt

Humboldt State University police are working closely with the Arcata Police Department in investigating a paintball gun shooting incident that occurred early Monday morning.

The victim was shot in the eye at about 1:30 a.m. as he was walking along the edge of campus. He was treated at St. Joseph’s Hospital and has since been released.

The incident was initially reported to Arcata Police. However, it was later determined that it occurred along LK Wood Blvd. and within the jurisdiction of HSU’s police department.

The suspect or suspects may have been driving a black SUV of unknown make or model, and a related incident may have occurred earlier in the City of Arcata. University Police are asking that anyone with information about this incident call Sgt. Chance Carpenter at 826-5555.



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