[Update 7:25 p.m.] Early-Morning Shooting at McCullens Motel
Reader/Photographer Laurie Jensen is alerting us to a shooting that occurred at the McCullens Motel in Eureka early this morning.
“At approximately 4:30 a.m. I thought I heard gunfire coming from the McCullens Street Motel,” Jensen said.
Jensen said an officer with the department confirmed that someone had been shot. However, the officer didn’t give her any information beyond that.
Jensen says the whole area is blocked off for the department to investigate. We’ll update this post when we get more information.
Update 12:09 p.m.: Another reader is telling us that the shooting happened closer to 3 a.m.
Update 12:20 p.m.: Photos from reader Desirae Zuniga.
Update 5:21 p.m.: According to an email from EPD PIO Brittany Powell, this morning’s shooting was a homicide.