[UPDATE] Suspects Arrested and Charged With Murder in Yesterday’s Shooting Near Manila
About 9:30 p.m. yesterday Cesar Octavio Valenzuela-Campos was arrested by Detective Todd Fulton of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office for murder in connection with the shooting death of 20-year-old Tyson Claros. Claros was found still alive but suffering from at least two gunshot wounds on Hwy 255 between the south end of Peninsula Dr and Pacific Ave in Manila about 2:15 Monday morning. CPR was performed but Claros later died.
The Sheriff’s Office said that they “responded to the Manila area for a report of a possible armed robbery” when they located Claros “suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.”
They ask that anyone with information call Fulton at 707-268-3646 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.
UPDATE 10:35 a.m.:
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On Monday, December 12, 2016 at approximately 9:30 p.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies detained 23 year old Cesar Octavio Valenzuela-Campos at the Shell Station on Myrtle Ave at McFarlan St. in Eureka. Valenzuela-Campos was interviewed by Investigators and subsequently arrested for yesterday’s murder of 20 year old Tyson Claros. Valenzuela-Campos was booked at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility (HCCF) for murder and his bail was set at $1,000,000.
A short while later 18 year old Tamara Nicole Thomson was arrested at a residence in Eureka. The Humboldt County SWAT team assisted in the apprehension of Thomson. Thomson was booked at the HCCF for murder and an outstanding juvenile warrant. Her bail was set at $1,000,000.
The investigation is currently ongoing. If anyone has information in regards to this homicide investigation, please contact Investigator Fulton at (707) 268-3646.