The Deputy Sheriffs observed a suspicious vehicle in the roadway on Martins Ferry Bridge. The Deputies contacted the driver and solo occupant of the vehicle. He was later identified as George Robbins from Hoopa, CA. During the course of that contact an officer involved shooting occurred, wounding Robbins.
Robbins was removed from the vehicle and first aid was rendered. He was cleared medically from the scene and subsequently transported to the Humboldt County Jail. A firearm was located in the vehicle and seized as evidence.
The Deputy Sheriffs on scene were not injured.