On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at 3:16 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a home invasion that just occurred on the 1100 block of Sawdust Trail in Fieldbrook. It was reported that the male victim and male suspect both had firearms and shot at each other multiple times.
Upon arrival, deputies met with the male victim and female victim. The victims told deputies a male suspect entered their residence. The male victim and the suspect shot at each other multiple times. The victims told deputies the suspect then fled the residence.
Deputies searched the area and were unable to locate the suspect. The victims were unsure if items were taken. The victims did not receive gunshot wounds due to the shooting. There was no evidence indicating the suspect was injured. This case is currently under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.
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.