[UPDATE 12:15 p.m.] Man With a Gun Reportedly Firing Shots in Stolen Vehicle
At approximately 5:30 this morning, a woman in Alderpoint reported that her possibly intoxicated neighbor woke her up by banging on her door. Then, she said, he jumped in her vehicle, fired three shots and fled in the vehicle. Below is a partial scanner recording as Emergency Dispatch sent officers to respond.
Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding to the Bell Springs Road area where the subject is believed to have fled.
UPDATE 8:21 a.m.: About 6:30 this morning, the vehicle, a tan 2017 Toyota Tacoma, was spotted headed westbound on Alderpoint Road and may be headed out Bell Springs Road. According to scanner traffic, the suspect has Aspergers and schizophrenia.
UPDATE 11:05 a.m.: Our reporter, Bobby Kroeker spoke to a CHP officer who said that the truck has been recovered near Garberville but the suspect is still outstanding.
UPDATE 12:15 p.m.: According to Kroeker who spoke to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect is tall and thin in his early twenties with facial tattoos.