On 02-03-2015, at approximately 1:15 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a cellular phone. The unknown caller reported to the Emergency Communications Dispatch Center that a person had been shot at or near the Salmon Creek Bridge. The line was then disconnected and no further information was obtained. Several calls back to the cellular phone were made and there was no answer.
Sheriff’s Deputies, along with Officers from the California Highway Patrol, responded to the area. An extensive search of the Salmon Creek overpass, the Salmon Creek Bridge, and numerous other bridges on Salmon Creek Rd. was completed. The search did not yield any signs of a shooting or any other crime.
The Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Dispatch Center attempted to locate the GPS coordinates to the cellular phone that was used to make the call. It was determined the phone GPS coordinates could not be traced.
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.