Jan 5, 2017

EPD receives anonymous threat of massive shooting in town today

Warnings have been issued at the Humboldt County Courthouse about a possible shooting in or near the Courthouse. Security was enhanced, as a precaution, even though the threat was vague, according to Undersheriff William Honsal.

Press Release:

On January 5, 2016 at about 8:57 a.m., the Eureka Police Department received an anonymous 911 call from a payphone on the 800 block of 4th Street that there was going to be a massive shooting in this town.  Officers are currently investigating the credibility and source of the call.  There were no specific targets or locations named in the call.  The Eureka Police Department is taking this threat seriously and are making the necessary notifications as a precautionary measure.
If you recognize the voice on the recording please call the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4060.

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