Man Shot in Weitchpec
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available
Beginning around 11:30 this morning, scanner traffic out of northeast Humboldt indicated a man had been shot, possibly by his neighbor in Weitchpec. According to scanner traffic, he was treated at the clinic while waiting for the ambulance. He has now been transported to the hospital with a possible head injury.
Humboldt County Sheriff’s PIO, Samantha Karges confirmed a man with a gunshot wound has been reported. She said the incident occurred in the 300 block of Old Village Road.
Karges also said that a suspect has been identified, but has not yet been contacted by law enforcement. Law enforcement is attempting contact now.
Karges emphasized this incident is very new and all reports are preliminary at this time.