Woman Allegedly Attempted to Murder Another Woman in Orick Yesterday
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 8-06-2017 at around 6:24 P.M. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office dispatch center received a report of a physical fight between two females at the Orick RV Park, 121381 US Highway 101in the Town of Orick. At around 6:39 P.M. another caller reported shots had been fired by one of the females. With the assistance of California State Parks Rangers, and California Highway Patrol Officers, Deputies were able to set up a perimeter. Eventually the two females were detained.
After interviewing numerous witnesses and obtaining physical evidence, it was determined that Elisha Wilson of Orick had fired multiple rounds from a pistol at the female victim. Fortunately the victim was not hit by the gunshots. Wilson was arrested for attempted homicide, Penal Code sections 664/187. After being treated at the hospital for self-inflicted injuries, Wilson was booked in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for the aforementioned charges.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707)445-7251.
Earlier Chapter: Gunshots Fired at Orick Motel