Teenager shot early this morning in Arcata

Mad River Union

ARCATA – A teenager was shot during an early morning altercation Sunday, July 16 on the 1200 block of C Street in Arcata.

Arcata Police were called to a report of a shooting at 2:45 a.m. Upon the officers' arrival, they located a 17-year-old juvenile with a gunshot wound. The juvenile was transported to Mad River Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers learned that the juvenile was shot after an altercation and that the suspect had fled the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the Arcata Police Department at (707) 822-2424.


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