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On Friday, April 8th, 2016, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service on the 6000 block of Aspen Way, in the Humboldt Hill area of Eureka, Ca. The caller reported that a male subject had been shot inside the residence. It was further reported the shooter was still on scene.
Deputies arrived on scene moments later and established a perimeter around the residence. Deputies attempted to call the suspect out of the residence numerous times. However, the suspect did not immediately comply with orders to come out. Deputies continued their efforts, and eventually the suspect exited the residence and was taken into custody. The suspect was identified as 34 year old, Brian Swan, of Eureka, Ca.
Deputies secured the scene and located a single gunshot victim in the residence. Medical personnel were staged and brought in immediately after the scene was secured.
The victim was taken to the hospital for medical treatment, and is in critical condition.
The suspect was taken to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility and booked for attempted homicide.
This case is currently being investigated by Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.