[UPDATE Friday] Suicidal Subject Near Blue Lake; Residents Sheltering in Place

officer with a gun

[Image provided by a reader]

According to scanner traffic, Law enforcement is responding to a suicidal man with a gun near Blue Lake Blvd and Hwy 299. Residents of the area have been asked to shelter in place.

UPDATE 5:40 p.m.: About 20 minutes ago there were around 8 officers there according to the person who sent the above photo.

UPDATE 6 p.m.: A helicopter that was circling the area has left. But, reportedly, law enforcement is “trying to get the person to put the gun down now an come outside to talk.”

helicopter flying

UPDATE 11 a.m. Sunday:
We don’t know what the resolution was at this point but we know sometime last night, officers left the scene.

UPDATE Friday: According to Stacy Hanson, spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, her department left the area with the man inside the building.

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