Two Gunshot Victims Drove to Hospital After Being Shot by Man in Pine Hill Area,
Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
On August 1, 2018, at about 12:45 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a local hospital for the report of two gunshot victims.
During the course of their investigation, deputies learned that the female and male victims were approached by an unknown, light-skinned male adult suspect while stopped in their vehicle near the intersection of Vance Street and Herrick Ave. in Pine Hill. The male suspect reportedly brandished a firearm and then shot at the two victims prior to the victims fleeing in their vehicle.
The victims were able to transport themselves to a local hospital for treatment. Both are expected to recover from their injuries.
This case is under investigation. Anyone with information about 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.