Humboldt County Sheriff Names Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting of McKinleyville Man

McKInleyville active shooter august 17, 2016

An officer at the standoff [Photo by a reader]

Press release from the Humboldt county Sheriff’s Office:


The Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) investigation continues for the August 18th officer involved shooting that took place at 1770 Sutter Rd in McKinleyville.

The investigation has determined the deputies who fired at the armed suspect, David Allan Fulton, were Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff James Mowrey, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Lieutenant Jason Caudillo, MCSO Sergeant Joseph Comer, MCSO Deputy Sheriff Ze Manuel Lima, MCSO Deputy Corey Bender, and Ukiah Police Officer Jason Chapman. HCSO Deputy James Mowrey was the initial deputy to engage with the armed suspect just past 9 a.m. The five remaining peace officers were involved at the conclusion of the incident.

No officers were physically injured during the incident. The CIRT investigation is ongoing and further information will be released to the public as it comes available.

At the conclusion of the CIRT investigation, it will submitted to District Attorney Maggie Fleming for review.

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