Dec 6, 2016

CHP stop led to shooting around Fifth street, officer shot maybe CHP




According to scanner traffic, initial stop that lead to crime scene was a CHP stop. Armed suspect fled to the area near Fifth and B.

Person shot and taken to hospital, maybe CHP officer, maybe suspect.

No official confirmation yet.

7 comments:

  1. My understanding is that no law enforcement were injured. https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2016/dec/6/shots-fired-downtown-one-person-down-after-eureka/

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  2. Gregg, I saw that reported right now also on North Coast News. As I wrote above, maybe a CHP officer. I certainly hope that is true. I am waiting for the official report. Different media outlets have bits and pieces, no one has reported an official statement, yet.

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  3. UPDATE, 6:08 p.m.: Capt. Steve Watson of the Eureka Police Department tells the Outpost that as far as he knows, no officers suffered any sort of injury this

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    1. Gregg, they also posted this update on their Facebook page:

      UPDATE: No officers were injured in the shootout in downtown Eureka this evening -- or not seriously injured at least. More photos and reports from the scene. https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2016/dec/6/shots-fired-downtown-one-person-down-after-eureka/

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  4. This is my blog, not an advertisement for LOCO. Gregg. I get my news directly from the source and those who prove to be reliable.

    Like I said, Chief Mills statement tonight and remember this happened when it was dark, it has all law enforcement, information will be forthcoming and ongoing.

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  5. So what about the victim?Do they have a name? I'm sorry

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  6. There is a press conference later today. When the police release the information, I will have a post.

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