[UPDATE] Shots Fired/Officers Stabbed in Crescent City
At approximately 9:30 a.m., two officers were stabbed and one suspect was shot in the 300 block of East Madison in Crescent City.
In the recording below, an officer first reports that one person is being held at gunpoint. Then soon after, an officer said in an excited voice, “Shots fired. Officer down.” Later, he can be heard telling dispatch that he and another officer have been stabbed.
After that, the officer tells dispatch that he has been injured on the hand and in the stomach. He also states, “Multiple gunshots to suspect.”
Below a medical person reports what he has found and then scanner traffic follows for a short time describing where the incident occurred which was across from the Seventh Day Adventist Church. There is also a report that there are “no outstanding suspects” meaning that the only suspect/s is/are detained.
UPDATE 2:38 p.m.: According to information posted on the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Department’s Facebook page,
This morning, two deputies responded to a call for service and were directed towards an armed individual that was hostile. Both deputies were ultimately injured but are expected to make full recoveries.
At this time we can release no information about the armed individual or his/her status. We would like to thank all of the agencies that came to our assistance. We would also like to thank our community for their support.
UPDATE Tuesday: The Del Norte Triplicate reports that the suspect has died and two Del Norte County Sheriff’s deputies were wounded.