[UPDATE 9:08 p.m.] Fortuna Officers Hold Nine at Gunpoint After Report of Someone Threatening to Shoot, According to Scanner
At approximately 7:55 p.m., Fortuna Police were dispatched to a building in the 900 block of Main Street in Fortuna. According to the person who called in a report of a disturbance, there was an argument in hallways above Taco Loco with one person threatening to shoot. [To be clear, this incident occurred ABOVE the restaurant and is not connected with the restaurant.]
Officers arrived on scene and soon had nine people held at gunpoint. Other officers were requested.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
UPDATE 9:08 p.m.: According to Sgt. Charles Ellebrecht, this was related to a neighbor dispute. He explained, “A few of the neighbors reported observing a gun. However, we were unable to determine who was in possession of a gun.” He added, “No gun was located.”
There is an ongoing investigation.