[UPDATE 11:22 p.m.] Woman Shot Near Petrolia

A 24-year-old female was reportedly accidentally shot in the chest this evening near Petrolia, according a information that came across the scanner about 9:45 p.m. The incident occurred on Conklin Creek Road.

“Cal Fire is advising a helicopter is en route,” stated the dispatcher not long after the initial report.

“Be advised Reach [the medical helicopter] will have an ETA of 120 minutes,” the dispatcher reported at 10:03 p.m.

UPDATE 10:10 p.m.: Emergency crews at the scene are reporting a .44 Magnum inflicted the bullet wound.

UPDATE 10:56 p.m.: “Be advised Coast Guard is responding with a twenty minute ETA,” the dispatcher tells the ambulance that is responding to Conklin Creek Road.

UPDATE 11:07 p.m.: “Ambulance is en route to the landing zone with the patient,” said personnel at the scene.

UPDATE 11:22 p.m.: The patient is being onloaded into a helicopter,” reports Petrolia Fire.

UPDATE 4/2: The shooting was allegedly not an accident and a man has been arrested. See that story by clicking here.



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