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​Unsafe firearm shooting in county’s crosshairs

​Unsafe firearm shooting in county’s crosshairs

​The shooting area in Samoa has been checked by the Sheriff’s Office and deemed “a safe place to shoot,” Hunter said, adding that nearby residents “need to go out and investigate themselves and verify that they are not shooting toward their houses – yes, you are hearing them firing the firearms but they are doing it in a safe manner.”

Manila juvenile arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder

Mad River Union ARCATA/MANILA – Arcata Police arrested a 16-year-old Manila boy on suspicion of murder and attempted murder Monday, May 27 in connection to a shooting that took place the night before in Arcata. Police converged on the family’s home in Manila Monday evening and searched it for several hours. The shooting left one

Man shot in leg this morning in Arcata

  Mad River Union ARCATA – A young man was rushed to the hospital after reportedly being shot in the leg during a dispute at an apartment on Heather Lane in Arcata. The man’s injuries are non-life threatening. Several males were in a dispute when the shooting occurred shortly after 8 a.m. The incident resulted

Police identify attempted murder suspect in Arcata shooting

Arcata Police ARCATA – On July 16, 2017, at 2:45am the Arcata Police Department responded to a shooting call at the corner of 12th and C Streets in Arcata.  Officers located a 17-year-old male with a single gunshot wound to his upper thigh. The victim was transported to Mad River Community Hospital where he was treated and subsequently released. Arcata

Security guard pulls a gun, gets shot by deputies near Weitchpec

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office On July 14, 2017, at approximately 2157 hours, 3 Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office were on patrol in two marked patrol vehicles in the area Highway 169 North of Weitchpec.  The deputies were in full Sheriff’s Office patrol uniforms driving marked patrol vehicles. As the deputies turned from HWY 169 to

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