Alleged altercation between occupants of two properties owned by Floyd Squires.
Operation Safe Streets had more information:
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Eureka Police are responding to the 1600 block of C st. Apparently a resident interrupted a burglar inside his home and now has the suspect detained.
Update 1235 hrs - EPD has one detained. Christopher Hardy is the alleged burglar who happens to have some prior theft issues including pc 487 (Grand theft) and 488 (Petty theft) with a search clause.
EPD Press Release:
On December 16, 2016, at about 4:23 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the 1600 block of G Street for the report of a male that had been shot. The suspects fled the scene before officers arrived.
Multiple witnesses state that three male suspects arrived at the residence and were involved in an argument. One of the males fired a shotgun and struck the male victim in the arm. The three suspects fled on foot and were last seen entering the greenbelt near 17th and J Streets. Officers searched the area extensively but were unable to locate the suspects.
The male victim was transported to the hospital and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The suspects were described as white and Hispanic male juveniles wearing dark clothing, one armed with a shotgun. This is an ongoing investigation.