[Update 8:07 p.m.] Shooting in Eureka
One person has been shot in the 3300 block of H Street in Eureka near the intersection with Hodgeson at about 4:55 p.m. Eureka Police are searching for a suspect in a black Honda Accord.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
UPDATE 5:35 p.m.: Channel 3 is reporting that the victim is being taken to the hospital.
UPDATE 5:49 p.m.: Mark McKenna sends us this photo from the alley that reaches the apartment where the shooting occurred. The alley is blocked but all other roadways are open.
UPDATE 7 p.m.: A reader sent us this overview of the scene. Hodgeson is the street in front. H Street is to the left and G to the right.UPDATE 7:08 p.m.: Police Chief Watson stated via Facebook, “I can confirm there was a shooting at a residence off the 3300 block of H Street, Eureka around 4:52 PM tonight. Responding officer’s found one deceased adult female. Suspect fled in a vehicle. Investigators on scene.” UPDATE 7:16 p.m.: Chief Watson tweeted,
Suspect has been identified as Ronald Allen Crossland, date of birth 04/26/66. Indian male adult, 5’11”, 180 lbs. BLK hair BRO eyes. Last seen driving a 2002 BLK Honda Accord, CA license 8CIY947, with BLK rims. pic.twitter.com/in9l1bW1j1
— Steve Watson (@SWatsonEPD) May 7, 2018
UPDATE 7:26 p.m.: Watson stated, “Crossland should be considered armed and dangerous. Weapon used was a handgun. He’s wanted for 187 PC (murder) and additional felony offenses.”