On 10-01-2014, at approximately 4:45 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a shooting that just occurred on McClellan Mountain, Bridgeville. The reporting party told the 911 dispatcher someone just shot his friend. The reporting party said he believed there were two suspects, both with long hair, both armed, who were still in the area. Deputies and medical personnel were dispatched to the scene. While deputies were responding to the scene, the reporting party left the scene and drove the victim to a local hospital.
Deputies and detectives are currently at the crime scene on McClellan Mountain. They are being assisted in the search for the suspects by a California Highway Patrol Helicopter. Detectives met with the victim and the reporting party at the hospital and are taking statements.
Sheriff’s Office Detectives and Deputies are currently investigating the crime. Further information will be released as available and appropriate.
Anyone with information for the Sheriffs Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriffs Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriffs Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.