[UPDATE 1:06 p.m.] Officer Shot in Crescent City Near the High School; Streets Blocked Off

Breaking news graphic Information is just coming in that an officer has been wounded and a suspect taken into custody this morning in Crescent City. Washington Blvd and Lafayette Way are both blocked as an investigation is underway.

From scanner traffic, we know that the officer was shot in the shoulder about 10:20 a.m. near the 100 block of Lafayette Way.

UPDATE 11:15 a.m.: The suspect was also shot, according to scanner traffic at approximately 10:25 a.m.

UPDATE 1:06 p.m.: Officer Shooting This Morning Began With Pursuit of a Stolen Vehicle



  • Michelle Steele

    I hope and pray the officers are ok. This is so sad.

  • Hopefully the officer was a better shot. speedy recovery. Shoulder is close to the head glad it wasn’t worse.

  • shawn the fisherman

    Thank you officer for putting your life on the line for our better sake. You are a hero and a bad ass. Thats how its done didnt have to depend on the public to save them. Like that cop a week or two ago on that domestic call.

  • I heard the gunfire, at least 30 shots, maybe 40. Rumor is that it was some people from Eureka involved in the shooting.

  • It’s a Mad mad mad mad world🌍

  • Blue Lives Matter Supporter

    Prayers going up for the officer shot, his family and colleagues. It takes incredible courage to serve in law enforcement these days. All of the law enforcement family needs our support and prayers on a daily basis. So relieved they were able to arrest the perpetrator!

  • Prayers for officer they have a dangerous job!! 😉 Thank you for keeping us safe !!

  • Jeannette Jones

    All my thoughts and prayers for the officer that was wounded. You’re brave and a hero. Thank you for your service!

  • Thank you for putting yourself in danger everyday! You are not paid enough nor thanked nearly enough. Police lives matter! Thank you!

  • Yes thank men and women of law enforcement. Just amazing the things you do for our protection. So again thank you!

  • Thank you for putting your life on the line for all of us…God Bless and let us thank Jesus for saving your life…

  • Prayers to the officer(s) involved. Hope the injured officer will be ok.

  • Carrolla Hopkins

    Blessed are the Peacemakers for They Shall Be Called the Children of God. Matthews 5:9; Lost our son in Line of Duty Oct 19 2016 , Deputy Jack Hopkins, Modoc County, Alturas CA; Our prayers are with all the families who have recently suffered at the hands of criminals. Put a blue candle out in support of our law enforcement.

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