Sunday Night Shooting Being Investigated

Law enforcement with suspect vehicle

Vehicle that was impounded. [Photo by Bobby Kroeker]

Eureka Police Department has released more information on the Sunday night shooting incident. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

On July 24, 2016, at about 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the vicinity of Highland Avenue and Cottage Street for the report of a disturbance with weapons and shots heard. All involved parties fled the scene prior to officer arrival.

Based on evidence found on scene, it appears shots were fired, however no victims have been located or come forward. A vehicle believed to be involved was impounded from the scene and a search warrant has been sought.

At this point, this is an active investigation into the negligent discharge of a firearm. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Detective Sergeant Patrick O’Neill at (707) 268-5261.



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