Shots Fired Behind Kimaw Medical Center in Hoopa

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

HCSO Humboldt County Sheriff's OfficeOn 12-03-17, at approximately 0136 hrs, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area behind Kimaw Medical Center in Hoopa for the report of shots fired. The reporting person stated there were three subjects who were attempting to break in to his house. The R.P. then told dispatch the three people were inside the home. Contact with the R.P. then ceased. Deputies responded from Hoopa and McKinleyville where they eventually located the RP who was safe and uninjured. Deputies discovered several bullet holes coming from inside and outside the residence. At this time, it is not known if anyone was hit during the exchange of gunfire. Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.



  • Frustrating times

    It is a bummer. The Valley like anywhere has its problems. Drugs are rampant and very well known drug dealers are going unchecked. Crime violent crime is clearly an obvious part of the outcome. Come on Tribal Popo time to knuckle down and quit being scared of the little fish or bigger meaner and more violent will either come or develop. It is getting bad every where sad really sad. Keep safe Humboldt and good luck!

  • These things that plague hoopa truly break my heart. We used to spend every summer swimming there,had picnics there,fished there,camped praying they get help.Stay safe!

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