Man Arrested for Allegedly Shooting His Girlfriend
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:
When deputies arrived on scene, they located a female adult victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound and other injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Upon further investigation, deputies determined this incident to be domestic-violence related. The suspect, 31-year-old Michael Lee Russell, was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of inflicting corporal injury and violation of probation. His bail is set at $50,000.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.
Earlier Chapter: Gunshot Victim Reported in the Salmon Creek Area