Eureka Man Arrested for Attempted Homicide
This is a press release from the Eureka Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On June 16, 2017 at about 9:32 a.m., the Eureka Police Department received reports of two shots fired in the area of Wabash Avenue and B Street. The suspect was seen leaving in a black Dodge Charger. Officers responded and located two shell casings in the street on the 20 block of Wabash Avenue.
During the course of the investigation the intended victim of the shooting was identified. The victim was able to identify the shooter as 34 year old Eureka resident, Michael Grant. Based on supporting evidence, investigators developed probable cause that Grant attempted to kill the victim.
On June 21, 2017 at about 9:23 p.m., Michael Grant was arrested within a block of where the shooting took place. He was in possession of a loaded handgun. Grant was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on a warrant and fresh charges for felon in possession of a firearm.
On June 23, 2017 at 4:00 p.m., investigators booked Grant with attempted murder and domestic violence. Anyone with further information regarding this incident is asked to call Senior Detective Harpham at (707) 441-4305.