Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
A suspect in an attempted murder case was shot by local law enforcement Wednesday evening after she opened fire in the Shelter Island Mobile Estates. The woman was hit and taken to Sutter Coast Hospital with unknown injuries. Nobody else was hurt.
According to Bill Steven of the Del Norte Sheriff’s Office, several deputies and one officer from the California Highway Patrol arrived at the Shelter Island address off Northcrest Drive at 4:50 p.m. as part of an investigation stemming from an attempted murder case that started on Tuesday.
Upon their arrival, law enforcement was fired upon. They returned fire, “neutralizing” the Del Norte County resident. The suspect was not identified.
In other news:
* Today is International ShakeOut Day, and emergency officials are urging Border Coast residents and businesses to take part. At 10:19 this morning, everyone is asked to practice the “Drop, Cover and Hold On” scenario. It is also a good time to learn more about earthquake preparedness by going to www.shakeout.org.
* The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning today in the area of the Chetco Bar Fire. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes and at the mouth of canyons in the fire area may be at serious risk. The latest information is available at www.weather.gov/mfr.
* Harrington House will play host to today’s Crescent City/Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce mixer and open house, starting at 5:30 p.m. Visitors can learn about the programs and resources available for victims of domestic violence. Harrington House is located on Harding Street in Crescent City.
In sports news:
* Del Norte High’s volleyball team takes on its biggest conference rival tonight when Arcata comes to Thunen Gymnasium for a 6:30 battle. The Warriors are 7-0 in Big Five play.