City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE
On Thursday March 12 at approximately 8:20p.m., the Arcata Police Department received a call of a shooting that had just occurred in the 2900 Blk of Mack Road.
The victim relayed to investigators, a subject had come to his door and a dispute ensued. The suspect produced a handgun and fired one shot at the victim, striking him in the arm. The suspect then entered a light colored hatchback vehicle, possible a Subaru, and fled the area.
The victim was transported to Mad River Community Hospital where he was treated and released.
The suspect is described as a white male adult in his later thirties, heavy build with light colored hair, between 5'7" and 5'9" tall.
Anyone who witnessed the shooting, or has any information as to the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call the Arcata Police Department at (707)822-2428